How to Scan WordPress for Vulnerabilities 3 tools - 3 ways to Scan 🕵️‍♂️ WordPress for Vulnerabilities

3 ways to Scan 🕵️‍♂️ WordPress for Vulnerabilities

In this post, I will be using 3 free tools to scan WordPress websites for vulnerabilities. NAME PLATFORM HOW TO USE LIMITS WPScan Windows & Linux terminal free plan: 25 reports daily WPSEC website online free plan: 20 scans daily Burp Suite Windows & Linux application ∞ 1. From the terminal: WPScan If you have … Read more

IDBTE4M BOT V87

IDBTE4M BOT V87 🤖

IDBTE4M BOT V87 is a PHP shell that has a rarely good mailer function which is hard to detect because it uses random [email protected] for sending SPAM: source code: when accessed publically the IDBTE4M BOT V87 shell gives a blank page, but with a POST request containing the random password, the shell looks like this: … Read more

malware types wordpress - Types of WordPress Malware Attacks and What They Do

Types of WordPress Malware Attacks and What They Do

Here are the most common types of WordPress malware attacks. Permanent malware eradication entails conducting a thorough investigation and determining the type of attack that occurred, how it occurred, and permanently closing that door. This is known as root cause analysis and vulnerability fix in the security world. 🔀 Cross-site scripting (XSS) The most regularly … Read more

Remove cronjobs from AnonymousFox malware - 🔴 FoxAuto WordPress malware

🔴 FoxAuto WordPress malware

The AnonymousFox Hack guide by Sucuri misses a huge step in cleaning a hacked WordPress website, and that step is: removing the cronjobs While removing AnonymousFox malware from a website I noticed the following cron: It downloads a script from http://hello.hahaha666.xyz/xxxd and runs it, the script is: It creates a new folder css and replaces … Read more

Three Column Screen Layout WordPress Plugin Exploit - Three Column Screen Layout WordPress Plugin ⚠️ Exploit

Three Column Screen Layout WordPress Plugin ⚠️ Exploit

Another website got hacked and the owner noticed weird chinese characters in search results for his website. The index.php file contained the following code: Initially, the point of entry for this malicious code was a plugin named Three Column Screen Layout that has a vulnerability which as many other WordPress users report is being actively … Read more

How to delete WordPress malware - How to delete WordPress malware ($_REQUEST[‘action’]) && isset($_REQUEST[‘password’]) &&

How to delete WordPress malware ($_REQUEST[‘action’]) && isset($_REQUEST[‘password’]) &&

This type of malware causes unwanted redirects to third-party websites, and is commonly found inside nulled theme’s functions.php file Source code: How to remove this WordPress redirects? Delete wp-vcd.php and class.wp.php files from wp-include folder Edit post.php and delete the malicious code Edit your theme’s functions.php file, and delete the above code ☝️ UPDATE: I recommend reinstalling WordPress as instructed here: How to … Read more