Negative Customer Feedback? Here’s What to Do

Your business is your baby and just like it’s a no-no to call a parent’s baby ugly, it should be forbidden to give negative feedback online… At least that’s how any business owner feels when some stranger calls their business ugly with a bad review. Today it’s easier than ever to vent about a negative […]

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Announcing Gravityscan

Today the Wordfence team has a big announcement. We are launching Gravityscan.com, a completely free vulnerability and malware scanner. You can use Gravityscan to find out if your website has been hacked and if you have any security problems that may lead to a hack in future. The full announcement is on the Gravityscan blog. I […]

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New WannaCry Ransomware and How to Protect Yourself

This is another Wordfence public service announcement (PSA) that describes new WannaCry ransomware variants that have emerged in the past few hours and describes how to protect yourself against the WannaCry ransomware, also known as the WannaCrypt ransomware. We occasionally send out alerts that are outside the WordPress space when we feel that they are in the […]

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Massive Global Ransomware Attack Underway, Patch Available

This is a Wordfence public service security announcement for all users of computers running any version of Windows. We have confirmed that a serious virulent ransomware threat known as WannaCrypt0r/WannaCry has affected Windows computers on shared networks in at least 74 countries worldwide, with 57,000 reported individual cases being affected. And according to the analysis […]

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22 Abandoned WordPress Plugins with Vulnerabilities

As an interesting research project, Pan Vagenas, one of our researchers, took a closer look at abandoned plugins in the WordPress repository. His work was inspired by a recent post by Isabel Castillo where she lists the oldest abandoned plugins in the WordPress plugin repository. An abandoned plugin is one that has not been updated for several years. […]

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