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Find & Fix the Japanese Keyword Hack[Complete Guide]

Find & Fix the Japanese Keyword Hack[Complete Guide]

Being hit by the Japanese Keyword hack can be devastating! You’d see that your search results are displaying random Japanese content. Why is this happening to you? As with a pharma hack, these hackers capitalize on your SEO efforts and use your website to sell...

What is WordPress Pharma Hack & How to Clean it?

What is WordPress Pharma Hack & How to Clean it?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding out that your website is hacked. The important thing is to stay calm. We know how to resolve a pharma hack attack and we can show you how to do it for your WordPress website. That said, manually removing the hack is a...

WordPress XSS Attacks: How to prevent them

WordPress XSS Attacks: How to prevent them

Let’s just start by saying that, if you are worried about WordPress XSS, you are not being paranoid but prudent. The cross-site scripting vulnerability is not restricted to WordPress websites only, but affects it equally nonetheless. The best defence is to install a...

Fix Contact Form 7 Vulnerability on WordPress

Fix Contact Form 7 Vulnerability on WordPress

Contact Form 7 is one of the most popular WordPress plugins with almost 10 million active installs. Over the years, it has been revealed to have several major security flaws. Unsurprisingly, these vulnerabilities have caused many sites to be hacked.  In...

WordPress Hardening: 18 Ways to Harden Security of Your Website

WordPress Hardening: 18 Ways to Harden Security of Your Website

When we think of digital security, there is often an image of hackers sitting for hours in front of a terminal and disabling strong, online defences—thanks Hollywood! Reality tends to be far more mundane. Yes, there are systems that are hard to hack into, but more...

9 Best WordPress Staging Plugins To Test Your Website

9 Best WordPress Staging Plugins To Test Your Website

Staging is a vital step in the development process; unless of course, someone likes taking unnecessary risks. You’re not one of these daredevils, otherwise, you wouldn’t be here.  We’ve put 9 WordPress staging plugins under a microscope for features, reliability,...

WordPress Hacked Redirect? How To Clean Website Redirect Malware

WordPress Hacked Redirect? How To Clean Website Redirect Malware

Is your website getting redirected to another site? Or worse… Is your WordPress Dashboard redirecting to another site? Maybe if you have Quttera installed, you're seeing this: Threat name: Heur.AlienFile.gen Of course, that is not remotely helpful. Don't worry though;...

How to Remove Google’s “This Site May Be Hacked” Warning

How to Remove Google’s “This Site May Be Hacked” Warning

Google puts up a notice that says, “This site may be hacked” if they suspect that your website has a lot of spam content on it. So, if your customers are complaining that your site is hacked and if you see this notice in the Google Search Results... Image Credit:...

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress?

How to Disable XML-RPC in WordPress?

Looking for a quick way to disable WordPress XML-RPC? Before you do though, consider why you are doing so.  You also probably have a lot of other questions as well: What is xmlrpc.php?How big of a security risk is it?Does disabling xmlrpc.php automatically...

Google AdWords Account Suspended? Here’s How To Fix It

Google AdWords Account Suspended? Here’s How To Fix It

Did you just get the dreaded “Google Adwords account suspended” email from Google? Image source: googleapis.github.io You’re probably wondering why Google chose to suspend your ad account. You didn’t do anything wrong! Perhaps the email says that they found malicious...

How to Install SSL Certificate on WordPress Website

How to Install SSL Certificate on WordPress Website

Installing an SSL certificate is not a difficult process. It used to be, but not anymore.  It is easy to get overwhelmed by the number of tutorials online, especially when each seems to be talking about a completely different process. Truth be told, many are...

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