Author: Kathy Zant

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 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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