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What is Cross-Site Scripting and how can you protect your website?

Cross-site scripting (XSS) represents a vulnerability exploited by attackers to inject code into a susceptible website. The vulnerability arises from how the website processes user input, typically in areas like contact forms, search fields, and other input forms. In instances of XSS vulnerability, a malicious user embeds executable code, such as harmful JavaScript, into the […]

What is an SQL injection and how can we prevent this attack on WordPress?

SQL Injection (SQLi) is a form of injection attack designed to execute malicious SQL statements, exerting control over a database server associated with a web application. By exploiting SQL Injection vulnerabilities, attackers can circumvent security measures implemented in applications, bypassing authentication and authorization protocols to access the entire SQL database. This technique empowers them to […]

What is the Path Transversal vulnerability and how do we protect against it?

One of the simplest and most dangerous vulnerabilities is Path Transversal. In this article, we will dive deep into this vulnerability while trying to make this difficult to grasp content as simple as possible. What is Path Traversal? Path traversal, also known as a dot-dot-slash attack, is a malicious attack aimed at deceiving a web […]