XML-RPC is a remote procedure call (RPC) protocol which uses XML to encode its calls and HTTP as a transport mechanism. "XML-RPC" also refers generically to the use of XML for remote procedure call, independently of the specific protocol. This article is about the protocol named "XML-RPC".
Posts about Xml-Rpc
  • Combatting XML-RPC Attacks On WordPress

    … Windows XML-RPC Under Attack! Once again, we find a perpetual weak spot in the WordPress ecosystem as the target of a large-scale attack hitting sites around the world. The XML-RPC tool is vulnerable because it is one of the few methods that accept external communication, allowing pingbacks/trackbacks to post, as well as allowing website owners…

    Kim Castleberry/ Just Ask Kimin Blogging- 31 readers -
  • 8 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2015

    … to do a brute force attack on your site and can easily overwhelm your server, resulting in your site not being accessible. Related to this problem is Automattic‘s decisions to make XML-RPC always on (something you could easily turn off in the past). Fortunately, Automattic has recently provided a free service and plugin to protect sites from these…

    Jon Henshaw/ Raven Blog- 31 readers -