Category: Website

Popular Website Security Company ‘Sucuri’ Acquired By GoDaddy

While we are not a fan of GoDaddy's products and services based on personal experiences coupled with the various horror stories that exist from past customers who were wronged by the company, they remain a big player in the web hosting market due to their over-the-top marketing tactics that have made themselves a household name. However, today the company was involved in the press after purchasing a notable website security company named Sucuri for an undisclosed amount of money. For those of you who haven't heard of Sucuri, they are one of the leading companies providing website security solutions...

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WordPress REST API Vulnerability Poses Serious Threat To Site Owners

Just a few days ago, Sucuri, a major website security service reported a significant threat within WordPress that involves the newly supported REST API. According to several tech outlets, recent attacks carried out through this vulnerability have reached over 1.5M pages. To make matters worse, Sucuri has found remote code execution are now being used by hackers, targeting sites that have plugins which allow PHP executions within posts or pages. Plugins that are vulnerable to this type of attack include Insert PHP or Exec-PHP which both have over 100K active installs. If you are currently a site owner relying...

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Automattic Offers Three New Subscriptions For ‘Jetpack’ WordPress Service

While many blog and website owners start off in the hosting environment, moving to the platform gives the user a great deal more customization. Automattic, the company behind the WordPress platform, released their Jetpack service for self-hosted WordPress site owners to help ease the burden that previously required stacking on multiple plugins to accomplish common tasks and integrate with existing services available to customers. Jetpack launched as a free service and remains so, but those interested in more advanced features and functionality have had the option to pay for add-on services (backups, polls, anti-spam) for quite...

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