Tag: WordPress Websites

Three critical vulnerabilities found in Ultimate member plugin

Three critical vulnerabilities found in Ultimate member plugin

Security, Plugins
Three critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Ultimate Member plugin that exposed over 100,000 websites to hacking risk. These loopholes made it possible for attackers to breach and escalate their privileges to those of an administrator and leading to a forced take over a WordPress site. Ultimate Member is a widely used WordPress plugin that enhances user registration and account control on WordPress websites. This plugin also enables site owners to create custom roles and manage the privileges of site members. The plugin thus automatically creates three forms: user registration, user login, and user profile management as part of its functionality. How the vulnerabilities in Ultimate member plugin risked your website This flaw which was detected by th...
5 Most Common Ways WordPress Websites Break

5 Most Common Ways WordPress Websites Break

Plugins, Themes
WordPress remains among the largest CMS ecosystems with plenty of support forums and this makes it one of the most user-friendly and trouble shootable platforms ever when having problems with the WordPress websites. However with all these, things always sometimes break, As Murphy's law states, Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Being a stable yet super complex system with tools to simultaneously serve your content, manage customer transactions, and other large amounts of data mean sometimes it's bound to lose its self. We have narrowed down some the most common ways WordPress sites break down, here is how that happens: 1. Installing too many plugins Being a platform of choice, WordPress tends to get its users tonnes of plugins to manage all sorts of things, be it block edito...