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Secure your WordPress website in 10 advices

Prevent your website from being hacked

Mar. 31, 2019 -

A lot of people use WordPress to manage their website, therefore it's no surprise people ask me to have a look at their site's security. As ethical hacker, I encounter WordPress in different shapes, sizes and states. Some of them are really badly protected against hacks. Prevent your site from being hacked using these 10 practical tips.

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Update WordPress from the wp-admin dashboard
Update WordPress from the wp-admin dashboard
Limit access by IP basis to XML-RPC using a .htaccess file
Limit access by IP basis to XML-RPC using a .htaccess file
Check the reputation of a WordPress plugin by looking at the number of downloads and its rating
Check the reputation of a WordPress plugin by looking at the number of downloads and its rating
Somewhere in a datacenter there is a machine like this hosting your website
Somewhere in a datacenter there is a machine like this hosting your website
Sniff WordPress password using WireShark packet capturing (via blog.wpscans.com)
Sniff WordPress password using WireShark packet capturing (via blog.wpscans.com)
It's pretty hard hacking into my WP-Admin page because you cannot find it (hint: it's not at /wp-admin)
It's pretty hard hacking into my WP-Admin page because you cannot find it (hint: it's not at /wp-admin)

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