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Massive Increase in Russian Comment Spam | WordPress

I’m writing here because I can’t seem to find anyone else who is talking about it, but in the last week or so, I’ve noticed a massive increase in comment spam within WordPress, primarily from Russian sources. All week, clients have been reaching out to me thinking that their websites were hacked because, out of nowhere, they are seeing tons … Read More

Ongoing Elementor Vulnerability and Hack – Solution

Two of my client’s sites have recently been hit with the exact same website hack that I believe exploits a vulnerability found in versions 3.6.0 through 3.6.2. While the vulnerability has been fully described as a “remote code execution vulnerability,” I have not seen anyone describe any widespread attacks actually exploiting it. Until now! Well, friends, I am here to … Read More