How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code

Often we get asked by our users, is there a way to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious code? The answer to that question is YES, YES, and YES. There are both free and paid tools available to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious or unwanted code. Usually, malware and malicious code can […]

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Crypto-coin-stealing code sneaks into fairly popular NPM library

Crypto-coin-stealing code sneaks into fairly popular NPM library → I’m not particularly into either npm (the JavaScript dependency library and installer) or cryptocoins (approximately “Bitcoins”), but I was talking some fellow WordPress developers and this pretty interesting and complex security story came up. The summary is this: On September 9, right9control added flatmap-stream as a dependency […]

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How to Protect Your Site From Hackers

When it comes to websites, most of us like to think that our website is not worthy enough to be hacked. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth, as most websites are hacked with the intention of using your web hosting server to send spam or phishing emails or to serve illegal files that […]

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How to Protect Your Website From Malware

Website malware is a sad reality that many website owners face on a daily basis. According to SecurityWeek, around 1% all live websites are infected with malware each week. This amounts to roughly 18,500,000 websites, with an average website being attacked 44 times every day. As such, protecting your site from malware is a must, […]

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