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Updates on website security and what's going on in our universe.

New This Week: January 4, 2018

This entry was posted in Drupal, Joomla, vBulletin, Weekly Scanner Updates, Wordpress on Jan 4, 2018 by Colette 0 Replies

Gravityscan consistently adds detection for CMS vulnerabilities. Whether you use WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, vBulletin or any other content management system, Gravityscan detects and alerts you to these new discoveries as they apply to your website so that you can focus on running your business. In addition to the existing 7000+ vulnerabilities that we already detect,...

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How Gravityscan Helps Protect Against WordPress Supply Chain Attacks

This entry was posted in Wordpress on Jan 3, 2018 by Kathy Zant 0 Replies

Over the last few months, Defiant researchers have discovered a number of supply chain attacks via plugins found in the WordPress repository. These attacks have affected hundreds of thousands of WordPress sites. Owners of WordPress and potentially other open source CMS-driven sites have an increasingly challenging job monitoring their site’s security. Here’s how Gravityscan can...

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Using Gravityscan to Prevent Cryptomining Attacks

This entry was posted in News on Dec 22, 2017 by Kathy Zant 0 Replies

If you’ve been following the events of the last week on our Wordfence.com blog, you’re likely aware of a massive brute force attack campaign that has been targeting WordPress sites. Our operations team at Defiant learned of the tenfold increase in worldwide attacks early Monday morning. At its height, this attack was peaking at over...

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New This Week: December 22, 2017

This entry was posted in Drupal, PHP, Weekly Scanner Updates, Wordpress on Dec 21, 2017 by Colette 0 Replies

Gravityscan consistently adds detection to CMS vulnerabilities being discovered every day. Whether you use WordPress, Joomla, Drupal or any other content management system, Gravityscan detects and alerts you to these new discoveries as they apply to your website so that you can focus on running your business. In addition to our existing 7000+ vulnerabilities that...

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Gravityscan Is Now Defiant

This entry was posted in Defiant on Nov 21, 2017 by mark 0 Replies

Today we are announcing that our company is changing its name to Defiant Inc. You can read the official announcement on our new corporate blog, and learn more about Defiant Inc at Defiant.com. We have also posted a helpful Frequently Asked Questions about this name change on the Wordfence blog. The Gravityscan team is excited...

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Announcing a Lower Price and a Free Trial

This entry was posted in Gravityscan, News on Oct 5, 2017 by dan 0 Replies

We have an exciting announcement today regarding Gravityscan Pro: we are dropping the price and introducing a free 14 day trial. As with all new products, we have been working closely with our customers to understand your needs and have reshaped the product accordingly. For the past few months, the team has been working on...

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14 New Vulnerabilities Detected by Gravityscan and Drupal Releases Security Fixes

This entry was posted in Drupal on Aug 16, 2017 by mark 0 Replies

The Drupal core team has just released Drupal 8.3.7 which fixes multiple security issues. If you run a site with Drupal, we recommend you upgrade as soon as possible to ensure your site stays secure. The Gravityscan team has just released detection for all the vulnerabilities that are disclosed in the Drupal announcement today. We...

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Dates Matter! And the Newest Gravityscan Improvements

This entry was posted in Gravityscan, News on Aug 11, 2017 by mark 2 Replies

The Gravityscan team has been rapidly innovating and improving what is already the best website malware and vulnerability scan available. The team works on an approximate one-week release cycle. During the past four weeks, we have released many improvements and fixes, which are listed below. An Improved Date Format The most noticeable improvement is the...

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Joomla Fixes 2 Vulnerabilities with 3.7.4

This entry was posted in Joomla on Jul 25, 2017 by mark 0 Replies

The Joomla team have released Joomla 3.7.4 which contains two important security updates. We’re including details on them below. If you have not already updated to Joomla 3.7.4 we recommend you do so as soon as possible. If you would like to ensure that you are not using an insecure version of Joomla, you can...

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