Think Like a Hacker with Wordfence

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Mark Maunder co-founded Wordfence in 2011 after his WordPress site was hacked and he learned how hard it was to clean and secure. Today the team has grown to over 35 members world-wide and Wordfence protects over 2 million WordPress sites. Join Mark as he and his colleague Kathy Zant cover interesting topics related to WordPress, security and innovation. Most episodes include interviews with luminaries from the WordPress or security communities.

Episode Date
Episode 3: The Cory Miller Interview and Vulnerability In Easy WP SMTP Plugin
01:10:43

This week we have breaking news with a serious vulnerability in the Easy WP SMTP WordPress plugin. We are seeing exploits actively target this vulnerability. We also cover the week's news with Kathy Zant and have a spectacular interview with Cory Miller where he chats about how he started iThemes, why he sold to Liquid Web, some of the challenges of being a founder and what is next for him. Enjoy!!

Mar 21, 2019
Episode 2: Mikey Veenstra Talks XSS Vulnerability + The Adam Warner Interview
01:10:56

Welcome to Think Like a Hacker, Episode 2. In this episode Mikey Veenstra, a threat analyst at Wordfence discusses a serious XSS vulnerability in an abandoned cart plugin. We also chat with Adam Warner, a well known figure in the WordPress community. In our interview we chat about Adam's personal WordPress journey, community engagement success and the future of WordPress. And as always we cover the news with Kathy Zant.

Mar 12, 2019
Episode 1: The Josepha Haden Interview
36:56

Josepha Haden is the Executive Director of the WordPress project at Automattic. She oversees and directs all contributor teams in their work to build and maintain WordPress. Josepha can be found at https://josepha.blog. In our news segment, we talk about recent vulnerabilities in the Freemius library affecting WordPress plugins, the CoinHive shutdown, and why potential changes in WordPress core development will benefit end users' security and more.

Mar 07, 2019