Category: Security

  • “Nulled” WP Rocket when I got the original?!

    Now here’s what happened to me last night. Follow me closely, as this will explain why you might get a very specific error message upon activating the plugin on staging or production environment one day, that would imply you have a nulled unlicensed plugin. I installed my original licensed WP Rocket on my local development […]

  • MainWP Vulnerability Checker Extension overview

    What is MainWP Vulnerability Checker Extension MainWP Vulnerability Checker extension uses WPScan Vulnerability Database API to bring you information about vulnerable plugins and themes on your Child Sites so you can act accordingly. Price: Free What is WPScan WPScan is a black box WordPress vulnerability scanner. It is a linux script, created by Sucuri to check WordPress for vulnerabilities. […]

  • Activating Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on a site run by Easy Engine

    Say we have a site on Easy Engine v3.7.4 setup that is not encrypted. We want to get it running under HTTPS protocol, right? Let’s Encrypt seems to be the fastest, easiest and cheapest way to go. So here we go, the command is rather simple: [crayon-650f83b5c3629761724757/] Well, that’s cool, but we might get a […]

  • Scanning and cleaning a Linux machine (server or desktop) with ClamAV antivirus

    Resources on WordPress Scanning and cleaning a Linux machine (server or desktop) with ClamAV antivirus

    A client of mine got some infected emails in their mail server, leading to infected Thunderbird on Windows, crashing the whole operating system. In order to clean up the mess, I had to scan the mail server and remove the emails that were spreading the virus. ClamAV turns out to be a pretty good option for […]

  • Limiting access to (some) files in uploads dir

    All you need to do is add a .htaccess file with the following content in your uploads dir: [crayon-650f83b5c4293581105724/] If you want to limit just any file from being accessed from anyone, just use “./*” instead of the regular expression.

  • WordPress Security like a boss

    Hello Vladimir, Thanks for your cooperation. As far as I see, the folder with an outdated WP installation is removed from your account and all WP installations are up to date. So I’m going to mark this issue as resolved. However, I believe, WP security steps below can help you in future: WP Security steps: 1. I advise you […]

  • Free online security scanners Reviews of the scanners are soon to be added. You got any others worth mentioning?