Backdoor brute-forces Joomla and WordPress sites

A recently discovered backdoor with brute-forcing capabilities that are used against Joomla- and WordPress-managed blogs has shown, once again, the importance of keeping your …

The security of WordPress plugins

Checkmarx’s research lab identified that more than 20% of the 50 most popular WordPress plugins are vulnerable to common Web attacks, such as SQL Injection. Furthermore, …

WordPress 3.5.1 fixes 37 bugs

WordPress 3.5.1, now available for download, is a maintenance and security release for all previous versions that fixes 37 bugs. WordPress 3.5.1 also addresses the following …

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security

This book has over 350 pages and, as the title says, aims to be the ultimate Wordpress 3 security guide. The author built the book around the premise that the website is as …