On December in 2017, the number of users of IP Location Block have grown over 30,000. While being proud of this fact, I feel that this plugin should be improved much more because it is not ready to out-of-the-box. The fact that the questions on the forum related to the blocking behavior of this plugin […]
On release 3.0.7, this plugin had been equipped with WordPress-IP-Geo-API for GeoLite2 free databases becase Maxmind announced that GeoLite Legacy Downloadable Databases will be stopped updating on April 1, 2018. But the new databases seemed not to have enough entries compared to the legacy one. And also 3.0.7 had an serious bug which made descendent […]
The legal framework for protection of personal data in EU will be changed from Directive 95/46/EC to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into force on 25 May 2018. It was a big challenge for me to make my plugin complied with this regulation, because this plugin records IP address which is considered […]
This release mainly includes one new feature for multi-site and two improvements related to the compatibility.
Since the last update of IP Location Block, two plugins were notified of having serious privilege escalation vulnerability. One was WP GDPR Compliance Plugin and another was AMP for WP – Accelerated Mobile Pages. In this release, IP Location Block has been enhanced to prevent security attacks against this type of vulnerability, based on the […]