Category: Security

Keeping safe

Managing Multi-User Access In Your Hosting Account

If you operate a business or manage large projects you know how important a multi-user environment can be. In this post I’d like to give some tips and tricks on…

WPScan – A Black Box WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

WordPress is all over the web; it’s the most popular and most used content management system (CMS) out there. Is your website or blog is powered by WordPress? Did you…

Is WordPress Secure? Here’s What the Data Says

WordPress is, by far, the most popular way to build a website. That popularity has the unfortunate side effect of also making WordPress sites a juicy target for malicious actors…
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How to Fix Your Connection is Not Private Error in Chrome (16 Tips)

Kinsta works with thousands of different WordPress sites on a daily basis, so when it comes to different types of errors, we’ve pretty much seen it all. From database connection…
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How to Set up Sucuri Firewall (WAF) on Your WordPress Site

Bot traffic is higher than it’s ever been. According to Distil Networks, in 2017, bad bots accounted for 21.8% of all website traffic, a 9.5% increase over the previous year.…
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10 Best WordPress Security Plugins to Lock out the Bad Guys

Before we dive into some WordPress security plugins, let’s start with an example. Say you buy a new house. This exciting new investment requires a hefty down-payment you’re probably not…
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How to Fix ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS on Your WordPress Site

We come across a lot of different errors here at Kinsta, and ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS (also known as a redirect loop) is one we see on a regular basis. Typically this occurs…
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CPU Vulnerabilities – What Kinsta Customers Need to Know

The first week of January news started to spread about new CPU vulnerabilities that have been discovered. This affects millions of devices, not only cloud computing platforms such as Google…
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How to Protect Images On Your Site (+ What To Do After Theft)

Unfortunately, as the internet grows, image theft becomes more and more common. As a content creator ourselves, we have to deal a lot with this reoccurring issue here at Kinsta.…
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How to Stop a DDoS Attack in Its Tracks (Case Study)

In our last case study, we showed you how we cleaned up a negative SEO attack on Kinsta. Today we are going to show you some steps and troubleshooting we…