What is Malware? Malware stands for “Malicious Software”, and it refers to a category of computer software that is written for malicious purposes causing harm to computer systems or networks. History of Malware The first PC virus ever made, dubbed “Brain”, was made by two Pakistani software engineers in 1986. It is an example of the Boot Sector Virus. Authors of “Brain” designed it to be a copyright protection software and didn’t intend for it to be used for malicious purposes, but it was an eye-opener for security researchers and major software vendors. How Does Malware Spread? Similar to human diseases, malware can spread and infect other … [Read more...] about A -very- detailed Guide about Web Malware
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I recently stumbled into CommerceGuru's post about "The Ultimate Guide To WooCommerce Dropshipping" shared at ManageWP.org while searching for blogging inspiration and possible partnership opportunities. Soon after I visited their website and learned more about what they do i thought it would be a great idea to ask them for an interview. Soon after I contacted them Simon replied back and agreed with my interview request. Below you'll find Simon's replies to my questions. Feel free to add your own comments or questions. 1. Where do you guys come from? We're from Dublin, Ireland. We have wind and rain but great Guinness. It's a … [Read more...] about Simon Tomkins from CommerceGurus.com
About Gutenberg WordPress community a long time ago has started a project called Gutenberg. The aim of this project is to enrich the user experience during the content editing process. Gutenberg WordPress editor is a page builder. WordPress gives you the option to install this feature in 4.9 version as a plugin. From version 5.0 and after Gutenberg will be embedded into the core of WordPress. During all WordPress versions, the user was editing the content by using a simple editor. This editor was similar to Microsoft Word helping the user in this new content writing experience. Through this simple content editor, we could add text, images, … [Read more...] about Introduction to Gutenberg WordPress editor
WP GDPR Compliance Vulnerability Updated: 18 November 2018 If you recently discovered that your WordPress site had one or two new admins added under the names of t2trollherten and t3trollherten then your site is probably hacked already! The Story Once upon a -recent- time, there was a new set of privacy regulations published by the European Union to replace the Data Protection Directive which was first published in 1995. These rules are called General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR) and are recognised as law across the EU. The law also applied to all sites which had EU citizens as visitors, this included WordPress sites as … [Read more...] about New admins under the names t2trollherten and t3trollherten? You’re probably hacked!
Remove WordPress Malware with Style WordPress is one of the best CMS on the internet which runs around 30% of overall sites. You can create almost any kind of site with the help of WordPress CMS, be it blog or e-commerce. There are many benefits of using one of the best CMS but there are disadvantages also. Malware and security threats are some of them. For example, if there are any vulnerabilities in the WordPress core code, plugins, and themes used then many WordPress sites using those elements will be exposed to hacker's threat. Malware usually is not specifically dependent on WordPress core exploits but more on the bad coding of your … [Read more...] about Switching your Site in Under Construction Mode while Removing Malware