TVCNet and HackRepair.com Instrumental in Fixing Longstanding cPanel Bug That Renders Server-Based Firewalls Useless

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Jim Walker Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.   One of the most popular software firewall options for cPanel servers is the ConfigServer Security & Firewall (CSF). In late 2019, a number of web server administrators began noticing that previously filtered ports like SSH, MySQL and others, would inexplicably become open to all.   As you can imagine, from a security standpoint randomly Read More The post TVCNet and HackRepair.com Instrumental in Fixing Longstanding cPanel Bug That Renders Server-Based Firewalls Useless appeared first on Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.

WordPress 5.5 Auto-updates Are Coming. To Auto-update or Not Auto-update? That Is the Question.

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Jim Walker Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637. If you haven’t heard, there’s a big update for WordPress coming soon. The WordPress 5.5 update will include a new feature called “Auto-updates for plugins and themes.”   How does this auto-updates for plugins and themes option in WordPress affect you? In two words, it doesn’t. The Auto-updates for plugins and themes setting in WordPress Read More The post WordPress 5.5 Auto-updates Are Coming. To Auto-update or Not Auto-update? That Is the Question. appeared first on Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.

Website Security Heads Up for May!

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Jim Walker Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637. The pandemic has dramatically impacted the status of vulnerabilities for all of the major content management systems, like Joomla, Magento, and WordPress. Hackers stuck at home with nothing to do but “code” have been wreaking havoc on the community of website management scripts, especially WordPress. Luckily plugin and theme developers have likewise been “available” and Read More The post Website Security Heads Up for May! appeared first on Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.

What’s a Web Shell and Why Is My Website Being Repeatedly Hacked?

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Jim Walker Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637. “What’s a web shell?” Most hacked websites have one or more web shell scripts added either during or after the site has been compromised. Web shell scripts, sometimes called backdoor scripts, often include a visual interface that may be used to upload, rename, copy, move, or edit files. These scripts may likewise be used to Read More The post What’s a Web Shell and Why Is My Website Being Repeatedly Hacked? appeared first on Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.

WordPress Symptom Hunting, Malware Removal Services and the “Anyone Can Register” Hack

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Jim Walker Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637. Today’s WordPress hackers are smarter. Many malware removal services focus on symptom hunting instead of providing complete website security. By symptom hunting, I’m referring to the use of automated scanners to search for and remove malicious scripting from within website files. A number of free WordPress plugins provide the same level of symptom hunting and Read More The post WordPress Symptom Hunting, Malware Removal Services and the “Anyone Can Register” Hack appeared first on Free Consultation by Phone We Fix Hacked Websites Fast (619) 479-6637.