wp lfi - What is 🗄️ File inclusion and How to prevent WordPress file inclusion attacks

What is 🗄️ File inclusion and How to prevent WordPress file inclusion attacks

File inclusion vulnerabilities allow an attacker to read (and sometimes execute) files on the WordPress website, gain unauthorized access to sensitive information and inject malicious files through the “include” functionality. This can be very dangerous because if the webserver is misconfigured the attacker may gain access to sensitive user information and even execute arbitrary commands. There … Read more

wp sqli - What is 💉 SQL injection and How to prevent WordPress SQLi attacks

What is 💉 SQL injection and How to prevent WordPress SQLi attacks

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a language that allows code to interact with databases. Injecting SQL commands into a vulnerable user input section on your WordPress website such as a contact form or search box is considered an SQL Injection attack. Depending on the actual SQL command, this could purge the database, send the data … Read more

prevent xss - ⚠️ What is Cross-site scripting (XSS) and How to prevent WordPress XSS attacks

⚠️ What is Cross-site scripting (XSS) and How to prevent WordPress XSS attacks

The most regularly seen attack type is script injection (XSS attack), rogue scripts are injected into the webpage for malicious purposes. This includes redirects to third-party websites, collecting user data, downloading malware to visitors, etc. WordPress has a bunch of useful developer functions that are used to sanitize data (Validating Sanitizing and Escaping User Data) … Read more