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How SSL Works with a Website Firewall

It’s no secret that a secure sockets layer (SSL) encrypts data as it moves between a visitor’s browser and the site host. For many people, a single SSL appears to be sufficient for protecting data exchanged between visitors and their website. But what happens to your SSL protection when you add a web application firewall More Info »

Hacked Website Threat Report – 2019

The threat landscape for website owners is constantly shifting on a regular basis — and it’s becoming increasingly more complex. As attackers continue to develop tools and find new vulnerabilities to massively exploit, our team works diligently around the clock to identify, analyze, and protect website owners from compromise. Education is key to protecting yourself More Info »

CCPA: Sucuri’s Commitment to Protecting Your Data

Protecting our users’ information and privacy is extremely important to us. As a cloud-based security service, we’re fully committed to complying with the requirements of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) along with other global data protection laws and regulations. The CCPA went into effect Jan. 1, 2020, and we’ve updated our Privacy Policy and More Info »

My WordPress Website Was Hacked

Before you freak out, allow me to clarify. It was one of several honeypots we have running. The honeypots are spread across the most commonly employed hosting companies. From Virtual Private Servers (VPS) to shared environments, to managed environments. In most instances we pay and configure them like any other consumer would so that we More Info »

Thoughts on WordPress Security and Vulnerabilities

As avid readers of this blog know, we’ve discovered or written about multiple vulnerabilities within the WordPress ecosystem over the last couple of weeks specifically relating to popular plugins. MailPoet and Custom Contact Forms drove the bulk of the engagement, but those using WPTouch, TimThumb and vBulletin were also made aware of vulnerabilities. If it More Info »