Over the past period we have been working to develop our own GeoLocation API and close the gap that was there. So far the plugin relied on third-party databases and APIs but in future those integrations will receive minimal maintenance and even some of them will be deprecated. Why our own Geolocation API Third-party integrations […]
I added option to migrate from IP Geo Block. This option will just copy the options form IP Geo Block to IP Location Block. To migrate, go to Settings > IP Location Block > Plugin settings and follow the steps: Deactivate IP Geo Block but don’t remove it yet because it will remove the settings as well. […]
Source: © The WPScan Team The above graph shows recent statistics of WordPress vulnerability from WPScan Vulnerability Database summarized by Sucuri which is a worldwide security company especially famous for analyzing vulnerability in WordPress. Why so many vulnerabilities are there in WP plugins? After reading the Sucuri Blog deeply and widely, I came to the […]
IP Location Block is the only plugin which has an ability to prevent zero-day attack even if some of the plugins in a WordPress site have unveiled vulnerability. I call it “Zero-day Exploit Prevention for WordPress” (WP-ZEP). In this article, I’ll explain its mechanism and also its limitations. Before that, I’ll mention the best practice […]
“Referrer Suppressor” which eliminate the browser’s referer is one of my favorite feature in IP Location Block. It came to this plugin as a logical consequence of WP-ZEP. In this article, I’ll tell you the story.
On the WPScan Vulnerability Database maintained by Sucuri, we can find many new plugins and themes every month. Of course, WP-ZEP is not God Almighty against these. Then you may wonder about: Which attack can WP-ZEP prevent? How many attacks can WP-ZEP prevent? I’m with you!! So I picked up the latest 50 vulnerabilities from […]
Jetpack is the Swiss army knife for your WordPress site. Plentiful awesome features are served for free by hooking to WordPress.com. In this article, I show some notes related to living with Jetpack and IP Location Block.
I have examined the load reduction performance against brute-force attacks by using IP Location Block. I report the result in this article.
From July to September in 2015, 33 types of malicious requests to attempt exposing the wp-config.php via vulnerable plugins and themes had been observed on my site. I analyzed all of them to identify if IP Location Block can block them or not.