Malicious plugins for WordPress websites are being used not just to maintain access on the compromised server but also to mine for cryptocurrency.
The world’s most popular web server, Apache HTTP Server, had a critical vulnerability that could give an attacker a way to gain ‘root’ control on systems.
WordPress 5.0 is the single biggest update in the history of WordPress and it’s going to change the way you do everything on the platform. When WordPress powers roughly 30% of the entire web, a significant change like this is always going to have a major impact on website owners and marketers. So here’s a quick look at everything that’s coming with WordPress 5.0 and what you need to do to get ready.
iThemes, a leader in WordPress plugins announced that it has been acquired by Liquid Web, the market leader in managed hosting services to SMB’s and the designers, developers and agencies who create for them.
Over the course of the current week, WordPress sites around the globe have been the targets of a massive brute-force campaign during which hackers attempted to guess admin account logins in order to install a Monero miner on compromised sites.