Shield Security 7.2 brings a brand new scanner – abandoned plugins. You can see any plugins on your site that haven’t been updated for over 2 years!
Abandoned plugins represent a future risk to our WordPress sites. Abandoned plugins may contain outdated code, bugs, and even security vulnerabilities. But how to find them?
Shield Release 7.1 brings 2 new security features: import/export of options using file downloads, and ability for visitor to unblock their IP when locked out!
With the release of Shield Security 7, we’re now looking ahead to see what’s coming next. This article is a brief outline of our short-term plans.
Shield Security v7.0 was released 28th January, 2019. We’ve been hard at work the past few months building the new Shield Security v7.0. As with any big project, it took on a life of its own and took longer than we’d hoped, but the result lays a new foundation for future plans and developments. What…
The sun peaks through the morning clouds, and once again, it’s time to get ready for another day. As you grab the last of your things, and maybe down an extra cup of coffee, you head out into the world. While we all have our unique rituals, most of us perform one universal duty before…
Shield v6.10 ships with Two-Factor Authentication Recovery Codes, official web crawler/bot detection, custom traffic watcher exclusions and much more!
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is a wonderful thing as it does a great job of protecting our accounts. But it has its weaknesses. You’ll know this if you’ve ever lost your phone with your Google Authenticator codes. It can be a painful journey to recover our accounts in these instances. What if there was a way…
Earlier this year we announced that we were dropping support for PHP 5.2 for all new features added to Shield Security. This change actually didn’t pose a problem for anyone running older versions of PHP as all pre-existing features were still supported. But it made our work in development and support far easier and faster….
In this article, we will discuss some of the most common WordPress security mistakes that most WordPress owners are fully guilty of making, and how you can avoid each of them.