WordPress XML-RPC Based Attacks

If you inspect the source code of WordPress, you will easily notice that there is a file in the root of the installation called xml-rpc.php. RPC stands for Remote Procedure Call, and it exposes an API that can be consumed by external agents, using XML to format data and HTTP to transfer it. It is the base of the more modern SOAP protocol.

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What I Learnt This Week (#41 – 2016, Paper Writing Edition)

This week has been crazy with two paper submissions. I will tell more about them later, maybe. During this week, I have made a couple of realizations regarding paper writing. I thought it was cool to put up this small list of must-knows and tips, from my short experience.

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