Our main focus today is on existing threats affecting your company or individual website. Threats we know of and ignore and threats we don’t. Let’s now dive into it, describe, discuss and curb the threats. Grab your riding gear and let’s start!

We will concentrate more on Apache web server and how we can achieve our main goal of fixing the existing security issues that are affecting your website security score.

Directory Listing

Did you know that anyone around the globe could easily browse the content of your directories(folders) if no index is found? Well, now you know. …

Here are the methods we’re going to use to make sure one of them fixes your issue within the shortest time:

  1. Using PyAudio Wheel File.
  2. Using Pipwin.
  3. Using Conda.
  4. Installing Buildtools from Microsoft.

Method 1: Manually installing pyaudio wheel file

A closer look at the RevSlider(Slider Revolution) plugin vulnerability, that affected OVER 6 million sites, making them appear like a script kiddie’s Christmas candy present.

This is what we will be looking at:

  1. What is WP RevSlider plugin?
  2. What was the exploit affecting RevSlider Plugin all about?
  3. How were malicious attackers exploiting the identified exploit?
  4. Was there remediation put in place?
  5. Am I still vulnerable to that exploit?
  6. Could you offer me a few recommendations to keep in mind?

#1. What is WP RevSlider Plugin?

Hello everyone, in this post, I’ll be showing you how an attacker can compromise a website utilizing the official WordPress Content Management System (WordPress CMS) in under 10 mins and possibly end up ruining your customer and or website.

To start with, we might first need to explain a few terms:

Definition of Terms

  • Wordpress: A content management system (CMS) that allows you to host and build websites.
  • Wp-Login: The default WordPress back-end login page for the admins and can be accessed by adding either /login/, /admin/, or /wp-login.php at the end of your site’s URL.
An example of Wp Login page: https://foo.com/wp-login.php

With over 2,000 million active users every month, WhatsApp has become the most popular global mobile messenger app worldwide followed by Facebook Messenger and then WeChat/Weixin.

Spoiler and early alert: The methods explained in this post have only been tested on android, and for that reason, the post is currently targeted to only android users. To restore data on your iPhone, check out these links: (i) Restoring WhatsApp data from iCloud backup or Trouble Restoring my WhatsApp data from iCloud backup. Thanks.

In this post, we’re going to cover two methods of recovering deleted messages from WhatsApp on an android…

[FB-Users:Update Your Passwords] Google intervened to remove nine Android apps downloaded more than 5.8 million times from the company’s Play Store after the apps were caught furtively stealing users’ Facebook login credentials.

The list of apps are as follows :

*PIP Photo (>5,000,000 installs)
*Processing Photo (>500,000 installs)
*Rubbish Cleaner (>100,000 installs)
*Horoscope Daily (>100,000 installs)
*Inwell Fitness (>100,000 installs)
*App Lock Keep (50,000 installs)
*Lockit Master (5,000 installs)
*Horoscope Pi (>1,000 installs)
*App Lock Manager (10 installs)

Insecure websites are vulnerable to cyberthreats, including malware and cyberattacks. If your site falls victim to a cyberattack, it can impact the site’s functioning, prevent visitors from accessing it, or compromise your customers’ personal information. If you haven’t secured your website for your visitors at this current year, please do so.

Mozilla has announced the rolling out of ‘Site Isolation’ security feature to Firefox Browser that aims to protect users against a new class of side-channel attacks from malicious sites.

By default, netlify gives your project a name like [bravo-xtango23akjdhdjd].netlify.app, which sometimes can be hard for your friends or colleagues to recall or even type on the search bar. In this blog post, I’ll be showing you how you can easily rename it to a name of your choice.

Definition of Terms:

  • Netlify -> Netlify is a San Francisco-based cloud computing company that offers hosting and serverless backend services for web applications and static websites.
  • Domain -> A domain name is a human-friendly address, sometimes called a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) or web address. It was created to make IP, or Internet Protocol…

Are you wondering on how you can make yourself invisible on WhatsApp? i.e hide your online status when using WhatsApp? Below are the step by step solutions, on how to disable the online status both on the computer and on phone.

There are quite a few reasons that can make one, not want to be seen as ‘online’ on WhatsApp. Number one being the reason as to why you searched this tip, the other reasons might be one of the following:

  • You don’t want those late night notifications when you’re resting.
  • You don’t want to be disturbed while working(personal space).

The cipher belonging to the famous American serial killer commonly known as the zodiac killer (Arthur Leigh Allen) who is believed to have murdered six people, primarily in northern California, between 1966 and 1969 has finally been solved.

The 1969 cipher ‘puzzle’ was solved by a team of coding experts from the United States, Australia and Belgium. Below is the message revealed:

Steve Matindi

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” — Von Goethe

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store