WordPress Hacking Hardening in Simple Steps

This course is a quick step by step guide for beginners to secure WordPress Website using mostly FREE tools
WordPress Hacking Hardening in Simple Steps
File Size :
2.33 GB
Total length :
5h 9m



Gabriel Avramescu


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WordPress Hacking Hardening in Simple Steps

What you’ll learn

Secure WordPress Websites
Scan their WordPress Instance for vulnerabilities
Prevent Spam
Prevent Brute Force Attacks
Secure HTTP Headers
Configure 2factor Authentication
File Integrity Protection
Web Application Firewall Configuration
Block malicious IPs and attacks
Advanced Steps to Further Secure the WordPress Instance

WordPress Hacking Hardening in Simple Steps


Basic knowledge of WordPress and HTTP
Basic knowledge of Linux


Just launched!!When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers and vulnerabilities from affecting your ecommerce site or blog. The last thing you want to happen is to wake up one morning to discover your site in shambles.This course is a quick step by step guide for beginners to secure WordPress Website using mostly FREE tools.When it comes to WordPress security, there are a lot of things you can do to lock down your site to prevent hackers.Did you know that more than 73 million web sites in the world run on the WordPress publishing platform? This makes WordPress more popular than Microsoft SharePoint, Blogger, or Drupal. It also means that WordPress is a large target for hackers.Half of the WordPress sites out there are self-hosted, which means that the WordPress administrator carries the lion’s share of responsibility for a secure installation. Out of the box, there are several ways that WordPress security can be tightened down, but only a fraction of sites actually do so. This makes WordPress an even more popular target for hackers.The strategies that you will learn in this course can help any WordPress installation become significantly more secure, and raise awareness of the types of vulnerabilities to defend against.


Section 1: Introduction – the basics

Lecture 1 Let’s meet

Lecture 2 About me. And Course Outline

Lecture 3 Lab Setup

Lecture 4 Join our Online Classroom!

Section 2: Overview of a WordPress Attack

Lecture 5 Scanning WordPress for Vulnerabilties

Lecture 6 Exploit WordPress Plugin

Lecture 7 Upload a Backdoor

Lecture 8 Send Spam using Exploited Server

Section 3: Securing your WordPress – basics steps

Lecture 9 Backup your WordPress instance, database and plugins

Lecture 10 Update WordPress and Plugins

Lecture 11 HTTPS introduction

Lecture 12 Manually configuring HTTPS – generating certificates

Lecture 13 Automatic configuration and free signed certificate

Lecture 14 HTTP to HTTPS Redirect

Lecture 15 Security Plugins

Lecture 16 WordFence Security Plugin and 2 Factor Authentication Security

Lecture 17 Brute Force Demo – IP and User Block

Lecture 18 Spam protection. Captcha on login and comments

Lecture 19 HTTP Secure Hearders and TLS scan – free scan your website

Lecture 20 HTTP Security Headers using plugins – demo

Section 4: More Advanced WordPress Security

Lecture 21 How to find the source of spamming

Lecture 22 Vulnerabilities and exploits

Lecture 23 How to Change Your WordPress Login URL

Lecture 24 SQL Injection and URL Hacking

Lecture 25 Protect Sensitive Files

Lecture 26 Default usernames

Lecture 27 Disable XML-RPC

Lecture 28 Hide your WordPress version

Lecture 29 DDos Protection

Section 5: Bonus – Learn more about web security

Lecture 30 Bonus Section

Lecture 31 SQL Injection

Lecture 32 Exploiting SQLi using sqlmap

Lecture 33 Cross-Site Scripting Introduction

Lecture 34 Reflected XSS – Session Hjacking

Lecture 35 Stored XSS

Lecture 36 Using XSS to grab cookies, Facebook username and passwords. Social Engineering

Lecture 37 OWASP Top 10 Vulnerabilities

Lecture 38 Upload and file execution

Lecture 39 Cross-Site Request Forgery

Lecture 40 Further Information

Lecture 41 Join Our Online Classroom!

Students and security enthusiasts,Website owners

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 5h 9m | 2.33 GB
Created by: Gabriel Avramescu

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