Best WordPress Security Checklist [Ultimate Guide]

There are a good number of reasons to be worried about the security of your website. Reports tell us that more than 90,000 hack attempts are made on WordPress websites every minute. We will show you a WordPress security checklist, that you should follow.

Many website owners may think that their website is too small for hackers to target. But the truth is hackers prefer targeting small websites because they are lenient about their security.

The bottom line is that every website – big or small – should take security measures.

There are many security practices that you can implement on your…


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eSign Genie Software Company Introduces WordPress Plugin for WPForms for Easy Website Esignature Integration

eSign Genie Rolls Out WordPress Plugin for its Digital Signature Software

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — eSign Genie is excited to announce the WordPress Plugin roll out for WPForms users so that users that have created websites using WordPress can integrate esignature functionality easily using the plugin. This feature improves productivity as well as saves time in having documents esigned using eSign Genie software.

“As one of the leading esignature software market leaders, eSign Genie wants to make it pain-free to provide legally binding digital signatures for the…


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eSign Genie Software Company Introduces WordPress Plugin for WPForms for Easy Website Esignature Integration

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — eSign Genie is excited to announce the WordPress Plugin roll out for WPForms users so that users that have created websites using WordPress can integrate esignature functionality easily using the plugin. This feature improves productivity as well as saves time in having documents esigned using eSign Genie software.

“As one of the leading esignature software market leaders, eSign Genie wants to make it pain-free to provide legally binding digital signatures for the WordPress community,” said CEO Mahender Bist. “Also, eSign Genie is…


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Critical WordPress e-Learning Plugin Bugs Open Door to Cheating – Threatpost

The flaws in LearnPress, LearnDash and LifterLMS could have allowed unauthenticated students to change their grades, cheat on tests and gain teacher privileges.

Researchers have disclosed critical-severity flaws in three popular WordPress plugins used widely by colleges and universities: LearnPress, LearnDash and LifterLMS. The flaws, now patched, could allow students to steal personal information, change their grades, cheat on tests and more.

The vulnerable plugins have been installed on more than 130,000 school websites — including ones used the University of Florida, University of…


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XSS Vulnerability Found In Real-Time Find and Replace WordPress Plugin

A serious security flaw discovered in a WordPress plugin risked over 100,000 websites. Researchers identified it as an XSS vulnerability in the Real-Time Find and Replace plugin.

Real-Time Find and Replace Plugin Vulnerability

The security team from Wordfence found another vulnerable WordPress plugin. This time, it is the Real-Time Find and Replace plugin that had contained an XSS vulnerability affecting thousands of websites. Exploiting the flaw could allow an attacker to gain administrative access to the site and perform malicious activities.

Real-Time Find and Replace plugin helps to…


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Mozilla’s Hubs Cloud is Like WordPress for Social Virtual Spaces

Mozilla today announced the launch of Hubs Cloud, an AWS-hosted service that allows organizations to run their own private virtual spaces that can be customized to their needs.

You may have heard of Hubs already; it’s Mozilla’s web-based social VR platform which makes it easy for participants across mobile, desktop, and VR to join together in virtual spaces directly through the web browser.

While anyone can make and join rooms for free in Hubs, Mozilla is now giving away the foundation of the platform so that organizations can use it as a basis…


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Guide to develop E-learning Website over WordPress

With newer and versatile technical applications, the innovation brought by humans is shaping humanity for the long run. Like the innovation of conventional classroom practices into more digitized and smart sessions. Hence, enters e-Learning WordPress where students can test their potential while going through the study material online which can also help in their education.

WordPress has taken over as the vintage website into Learning Management tool. The general idea of converting WordPress from CMS to LCMS is to develop e-Learning website.

Giving fierce competition to the marketing…


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WordPress Plugin Bug Opens 100K Websites to Compromise – Threatpost

Legions of website visitors could be infected with drive-by malware, among other issues, thanks to a CSRF bug in Real-Time Search and Replace.

A high-severity cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Real-Time Find and Replace, a WordPress plugin installed on more than 100,000 sites, could lead to cross-site scripting and the injection of malicious JavaScript anywhere on a victim site.

According to research from Wordfence released on Monday, the malicious code injection could be used to create a new administrative user account, steal session cookies, redirect users to a…


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Hackers are creating backdoor accounts and cookie files on WordPress sites running OneTone


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Hackers are actively targeting WordPress sites running the OneTone theme to exploit a vulnerability that allows them to read and write site cookies and create backdoor admin accounts.

The campaign has been going since the start of the month, and it’s still underway.

The vulnerability is a cross-site scripting (XSS) bug in OneTone, a popular but now…


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WordPress plugin bug lets hackers create rogue admin accounts

WordPress owners are advised to secure their websites by updating the Real-Time Find and Replace plugin to prevent attackers from injecting malicious code into their sites and creating rogue admin accounts by exploiting a Cross-Site Request Forgery flaw.

The security vulnerability is a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) that leads to Stored Cross-Site Scripting (Stored XSS) attacks and it impacts all Real-Time Find and Replace versions up to 3.9.

It can be abused to trick WordPress admins into injecting malicious JavaScript into their own websites’ pages after clicking a malicious link…


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