I get contacted a couple times a week from clients whose WordPress website has been infected with a virus. The infected website code is cleaned and then the WordPress installation is fully secured. After securing a WordPress website, I seldom get a call back from the client about the website being reinfected. If this does […]
This customer requested new programming logic be added to the website login form to block and lock out users with failed login attempts. PHP code was added to track multiple attempts. If 5 attempted logins failed within 5 minutes, the user is locked out for a period of time. If usernames entered did not exist,the […]
A clients website was hacked by ./r4md_404. I fixed the website code and put security measures in place to prevent the infection from happening again.
Securing WordPress is a regular job I am hired to do as a freelancer. On a regular basis, a new client contacts me because their WordPress website was hacked. I clean the virus infection, update WordPress code and all plugins and further hardened the installation, securing WordPress from getting hacked again. With this job, we […]
It was a busy week with people contacting me to fix website infections. Often infected sites are running WordPress or Joomla. In the past few days, I had to deal with two Joomla infected websites and one custom coded website infection. Code was cleaned of the virus’ and security measures were put in place to […]