WordPress Flaws and Vulnerabilities

Waves of Attack on WordPress Websites

July 24, 2014 0 comments

Friday, 18th July 2014 The world is waking up without suspecting that a wave of attacks has affected thousands of WordPress sites. Even up to date in their version of their favorite CMS, the attacks came from elsewhere, it is not WordPress itself that is at issue. One can always ask the question “Will not […]

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WordPress Flaws and Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability in WooCommerce 2.1.6

May 12, 2014 2 comments

WooCommerce 2.1.6 contains a vulnerability capable to display any post title of any type. This is included since 2.0. It therefore becomes possible, modifying the purchase address directly in the address bar, to display post title from any type and any status. We can display titles from drafts, pendings, protected, et other Custom Post Type even if not designed to be displayed in front-end. Knowing that it exists […]

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Web Flaws and Vulnerabilities

Heartbleed Vulnerability, Dissected

April 12, 2014 0 comments

Heartbleed in 2 words It’s huge. Heartbleed in a few words Heartbleed take its name from Heartbeat, from where came the flaw, this big security flaw discovered the 8th april 2014. This is in the SSL protocol (used by many sites and services in the world) that flaw permit to a hacker, in certain conditions, to extract passwords, secret […]

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Secure WordPress

Add a Good Security Point With 3 Hooks

January 20, 2014 0 comments

After the WordCamp Paris 2014, i’m back to share a tip based on fact to force some options on some values, they can become malicious: Force the admin email address Force this value with a hardcoded one, you’ll be sur to always receive important emails in relation with WordPress. Force the non-registering possibility With the same […]

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