WordPress Security

Be Aware of Old WordPress Plugins

Be Aware of Old WordPress Plugins

A lot of times, as I clean up hacked sites, I see a lot of plugins that haven't been developed on or updated in years- beyond even 2 years (many even between the 6-10 year range.) This is truly concerning, as this is a matter of security for your WordPress site. What...

Set site to Use WordPress HTTPS in Only 2 Steps!

Set site to Use WordPress HTTPS in Only 2 Steps!

BEFORE YOU READ ON – If you want us to fix this, we can for only $47. CLICK HERE Set site to Use WordPress HTTPS in ONLY 2 STEPS! This is the year of the SSL certificate and you better make sure the server you are using for your site has one installed and you can Use...

WordPress Site is DOWN – My Host Suspended My Account

WordPress Site is DOWN – My Host Suspended My Account

This might just be the worst thing you can see when you visit your WordPress site is a screen saying that your account has been suspended. Now the most common reason for this to happen is a past due payment which the host will suspend your account until payment is...

WordPress Infection Removal Service Price Comparison

WordPress Infection Removal Service Price Comparison

WordPress is a beautiful thing and can make all your web dreams come true. In recent years because of it's rapidly growing popularity, WordPress has become a prime target for hackers and those bad internet duded and dudets that wish to cause harm to WordPress sites...

Understanding Google Blacklisting and What to do if it Happens to You

Understanding Google Blacklisting and What to do if it Happens to You

BEFORE YOU READ ON - If you want us to fix this, we can for only $87 - CLICK HERE You may have heard about Google Blacklisting which is being blacklisted by Google, or perhaps, even have had a blacklisting. Being blacklisted by Google sure sounds scary, but in most...

Simple WordPress Security Checklist

Simple WordPress Security Checklist

WordPress Security Checklist To Take Action On The web is a very powerful place and within that power are some forces that are out to do damage to some websites.  Now being that WordPress is the platform of choice for almost 27% of all websites online, it is important...

1.5 Million WordPress Pages Hacked

1.5 Million WordPress Pages Hacked

Content Injections! Are You Secure? Yep, you read the title right. Over 1.5 million pages defaced, over 39,000 domains. Sucuri announced on February 1, 2017 that they saw a rise in defacements using a WordPress Rest API vulnerability. Sites that are on WordPress 4.7...

Google Requires SSL Certificate – Load Site in HTTPS

Google Requires SSL Certificate – Load Site in HTTPS

In the past few years, Google has been stressing to webmasters that security is important, and would be considering a ranking factor in their search engine algorithms. The most recent of updates with Google, has been suggesting on adding SSL to your website for your...

WordPress Hacked but WHY?

WordPress Hacked but WHY?

BEFORE YOU READ ON - If you want us to fix this, we can for only $87 - CLICK HERE My WordPress Hacked but WHY? If you are on your way to reading this article, you either have had WordPress hacked before or want to make sure you avoid the things that cause  it to be...

Understanding WordPress Security the EASY Way

Understanding WordPress Security the EASY Way

Understanding WordPress Security can be a daunting task.  A great analogy I like to use often when talking about WordPress Security is you can think of it like securing your home. Now securing your home can be broken up into 3 categories. Take a look below. Securing...

How can you know your WordPress site is Infected

How can you know your WordPress site is Infected

Having WordPress Infected can be a scary thing for a website owner.  Some infections are extremely harmful and can do things to your site that can really damage your online presence.  We have seen all types of WordPress Infected sites.  In most cases the hardest part...

Instant WordPress Firewall Setup

Instant WordPress Firewall Setup

Security is key in the online world. There are many malicious attacks that can take place on a website and there are also simple things you can do to protect yourself against such attacks. One of those simple things you can do to protect your site is to setup a...

Create Super Strong Passwords

Create Super Strong Passwords

We really hope you do not have a password somewhere that is the word PASSWORD...lol  Strong passwords are such a big part of internet account security and while most people like to create easy to remember passwords so they can access login info easily, this is not the...

Move WordPress Login Page to Avoid Infection

Move WordPress Login Page to Avoid Infection

Your WordPress login page can be a very simple entrance point for most skilled hackers.  By default the login URL to a default install of WordPress is YourDomain.com/wp-login.php.  With this information, hackers can easily try their skill on getting admin access to...

How to remove “This site may be hacked” message in Google

How to remove “This site may be hacked” message in Google

We have heard numerous times from our customer that their sites have a message in Google search results expressing that they have been hacked. The actual message that will appear in the Google results will be "This site may be hacked". This message scares searchers...

5 Common Mistakes That Cause WordPress Infections

5 Common Mistakes That Cause WordPress Infections

We complete about 50 to 100 WordPress Infection Cleanups each week and get asked all the time by our customers, "What caused this infection?". Now it is not always easy to tell exactly where an infection comes from or how it got into the site but below are the 5 very...

How to Pick Strong Passwords for WordPress

How to Pick Strong Passwords for WordPress

In today’s world everything online is secured with passwords but use of a strong and unique password is one of the most essential things a WordPress user can do to keep different attackers away from gaining access to their site. A strong password is a very critical...

5 Things You Can Do To Avoid a WordPress Infection

5 Things You Can Do To Avoid a WordPress Infection

As one of the most popular content management system online, WordPress websites are a common target for all spammers and other suspicious parties and this is the main reason to take vital measures to make your website more secure from various infections. Security...

The Fastest Way to Remove a WordPress Infection From Your Site

The Fastest Way to Remove a WordPress Infection From Your Site

Let us just start by saying to those reading this, WE ARE SO SORRY if your WordPress site is infected right now with malicious code or malware. This surely not only may be impacting the visitor experience but also good be hurting your search engine rankings if you...

Block WordPress Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

Block WordPress Referrer Spam in Google Analytics

What is referrer Spam? Referrer Spam is basically the spamming which is targeted at the Search Engines. It is done to pollute your analytics information so that they can improve their site ranking. The fake traffic promotes their domain in your website. When you have...

SECURITY ALERT Visual Composer Plugin

SECURITY ALERT Visual Composer Plugin

It is important you know about multiple XSS security vulnerabilities in the Visual Composer WordPress plugin versions prior to 4.7.4 (releases prior to October 2, 2015). The team over at the Envato Market Place has been working with WP Bakery, the creators of Visual...

OH SNAP, my WordPress site just got infected. Now what?

OH SNAP, my WordPress site just got infected. Now what?

A WordPress website infection, or as some may call it a hacked site, can be one of the most frustrating things you encounter. Most website hosts will identify the infections and either inform you about them or inform you about them and shut your site down. They will...

WordPress Plugins to Find Malicious Code

WordPress Plugins to Find Malicious Code

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) used by people either for simple blogging or other purposes like setting up an e-commerce store. There are plugins and themes to choose from as well. Some of them are free while other are not....