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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: September 2020, Part 2

Quite a few new WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the second half of September, making this one of our largest round-ups to date. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.

The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes.

In the September, Part 2 Report WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

No WordPress core vulnerabilities were disclosed in the

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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – User Logging

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we will highlight a feature in the iThemes Security Pro plugin and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature.

Today we cover the User Logging feature in iThemes Security Pro.

Why We Developed User Logging

The iThemes Security Pro plugin can prevent most attacks on your WordPress website from being successful, but it can’t guarantee that it will stop 100% of attacks. You won’t find a security tool or method that is 100% effective against all attacks. Unfortunately, even if you

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New! Banned Users Gets an Upgrade in iThemes Security Pro 6.7.0

The iThemes Security Pro Banned Users feature just got an upgrade. Banned Users version now gives you more flexibility on how bans are enforced on your website. Plus, with the new Banned Users Security Card, you can manage your bans directly from your WordPress Security Dashboard.

Current iThemes Security Pro, Plugin Suite & Toolkit customers will find version 6.7.0 of the iThemes Security Pro plugin available as an automatic update from your WordPress dashboard or as a manual download from the iThemes Member Panel. Save time by updating all your sites at once from the iThemes Sync dashboard.

What is the

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iThemes Security Pro Feature Spotlight – Privilege Escalation

In the Feature Spotlight posts, we are going to highlight a feature in iThemes Security Pro and share a bit about why we developed the feature, who the feature is for, and how to use the feature.

Today we are going to cover Privilege Escalation, the most underutilized feature in iThemes Security Pro.

Why We Developed Privilege Escalation

Anytime you create a new user, you are adding another entry point that a hacker could exploit. But there will likely be times you may need some outside help for your website, like when you are seeking support or after hiring an

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WordPress Vulnerability Roundup: September 2020, Part 1

New WordPress plugin and theme vulnerabilities were disclosed during the first half of September, so we want to keep you aware. In this post, we cover recent WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities and what to do if you are running one of the vulnerable plugins or themes on your website.

The WordPress Vulnerability Roundup is divided into three different categories: WordPress core, WordPress plugins, and WordPress themes.

In the August, Part 2 Report WordPress Core Vulnerabilities

No WordPress core vulnerabilities were disclosed in the first half of September. However,

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