Hackers Target New WordPress Installations

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Throughout May and June, the team from security firm WordFence observed a flurry of activity originating from some of the darkest-known corners of the internet, which they named “WPSetup Attack.” The activity involved searching for the presence of a file used when setting up WordPress for the first time. The presence of this file would allow someone to complete the installation and effectively take control of the WordPress installation. Worse though, once they have control of WordPress, they could then upload malicious code that would allow them to take control of the server itself.

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Hacked websites increased 32% in 2016

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Google just published their State of Website Security report for 2016 and it shows that last year was a particularly difficult one for webmasters with the number of websites hacked increasing by 32% since 2015. The news isn’t any better for 2017 with this trend unlikely to slow down in the foreseeable future as hackers become more aggressive and as more websites become outdated.

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WP Secured Launches!

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Welcome to WP Secured, a service built solely around helping small business protect their presence online. It’s certainly been a bit of a process, ensuring all the systems are in place so that we can provide the best possible service, but we’ve finally made it and we couldn’t be prouder!

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