WordPress Security

WP Cerber Software Repository

We have launched our own software repository as a part of our contingency plan to ensure uninterruptible software update process for our customers. What is it? The WP Cerber software repository is our special website where we publish updates to our plugins and add-ons allowing our customers update them from within WordPress dashboard in [...]


WP Cerber Security 9.1

New features A new feature that prevents exposing user’s first name, last name, and ID via an HTTP request with a username (login) in an author_name parameter. A new user status report while viewing the user activity/requests log. Minor improvements When renders admin pages, WP Cerber uses the language selected on the user profile. [...]


Troubleshooting login issues with WP Cerber

Although WP Cerber handles user authorizations smoothly, sometimes you (or your customer) can get into a situation when WP Cerber denies all attempts to log in with no obvious reason and you can’t get into the website dashboard. Usually, this happens when you’re trying to log in from a different device or a different browser. Follow the [...]


WP Cerber Security 9.0

This is the least critical update associated with a major version ever, no breakthrough changes. To date, the 8 version has accumulated so many changes, and now it cannot fit new features and continuous improvements anymore. Please welcome WP Cerber 9.0. We can’t stop improving notifications. If you use the professional version of WP [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.9.6

This version brings a significant improvement to the alerts and fixes two critical bugs discovered in the previous version. The minimal recommended version is WordPress 5.5. The minimal supported version is still WordPress 4.9. Improvements to the alerting system If you’re familiar with WP Cerber, chances are you’ve used [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.9.5

This version brings a lot of small but important improvements, performance optimization, and bug fixes. Since WP Cerber 8.9.5 the minimal recommended version is WordPress 5.5. The minimal supported version is still WordPress 4.9. Some features are available in the professional version of WP Cerber. Activity logging improvements Logging [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.9.3

This is a security update. If you use two-factor authentication (2FA), please install this version ASAP. Improvements The scanner: checksums generated using manually uploaded ZIP archives have priority over the remote ones. It’s crucial if a plugin was installed from a vendor website located in the same folder as the free plugin on [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.9

This version brings a lot of small but important changes and updates to many parts of WP Cerber, but primarily to the malware scanner. Almost all aspects of file scanning have been improved and optimized. It means fewer false positives, more precise risk analysis, and better scan performance. Although most of them are under the hood, we [...]

Development Versions

Development version 8.8.6

What’s new in this version You can specify the “User-Agent” string for requests from the main (master) Cerber.Hub website by defining the PHP constant CERBER_HUB_UA in the wp-config.php file. Here is the line you can use: define('CERBER_HUB_UA', 'My User Agent'); Diagnostic logging for network requests to the WP Cerber cloud. To [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.8.5

This version brings improvements to many WP Cerber’s admin pages. The pages became responsive and are rendered in an agile fashion. The database queries have been optimized, and its number has been reduced. New admin features Quick user activity analytics (user insights) with filtering links on the Activity and Live Traffic log [...]


WP Cerber Security 8.8.3

New login security features Disabling the default WordPress user authentication through the wp-login.php and using it as a honeypot When enabled, WP Cerber prevents any user authentication even with correct usernames and passwords. After an attempt to log in, WP Cerber shows the default incorrect password error message mimicking the [...]