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Latest Blog Posts
SiteLock Promoted Services To WordPress.com Users That Are Not Relevant to Them
In a recent post about how WordPress is giving the web security SiteLock unwarranted legitimacy by allowing them to be involved in WordCamps, conferences dedicated to WordPress, we mentioned that one of the reasons it didn't seem great to have them was that they are falsely labeling WordPress website as having vulnerabilities due to their lack of understanding of how WordPress handles security up... Read More
Where Are The Vulnerabilities That SiteLock's Vulnerability Scanning Should Have Found?
In looking over things for a possible future post about the web security company SiteLock we have noticed that one of the features prominently promoted by its hosting "partners" when selling SiteLock's services is vulnerability scanning. For example, at HostGator, one of their hosting "partners" that is also run by the owners of SiteLock, vulnerabilities scans of varying frequency are included... Read More
Joomla Hack Cleanup Provider Still Using Joomla Version EOL'd Over Four and Half Years Ago
We often say that most security companies don't know and or care much about security, as quick example let's take a look at a company named CMSHelplive.com that advertises to clean up hacked Joomla website on Google. Considering that keeping the software up to date is a basic element of security and when doing a proper hack cleanup you should make sure the website is secure as possible (so the so... Read More
Joomla Firewalls Are Not a Replacement For Properly Cleaning Up a Hacked Website
When it comes to the security of websites what we often see is that a lot of focus is add-on security products instead of focusing on doing the basics. The reality is doing the basics is going to do a lot more to protect you than any security products. As an example, over at our Plugin Vulnerabilities service we recently tested 11 WordPress security plugin against a very exploitable vulnerability ... Read More
SiteLock Filed a DMCA Takedown Notice Against Our Website For A Screenshot of Their Homepage
We have seen a lot of ridiculous stuff from SiteLock recently, but this has to take the cake. They have now filed a DMCA takedown notice against our website for including a screenshot of their homepage on in one our posts. In a post discussing how SiteLock was labeling a website as being "secure" while that contained malicious code that compromised credit card credentials we had included a scre... Read More