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[Resolved] [Plugin: BBQ: Block Bad Queries] Front and Back Door Attack?

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  • Plugin Author Jeff Starr

    @specialk

    Not understanding the question and how it relates to the plugin exactly.. could you please elaborate/clarify? Thank you.

    Robert Eichhorn

    @robert-eichhorn

    Jeff – If a WP site is protected by a password, then how will a bad query be a security risk? If the front door is locked by a password, then how would a successful attack enter thru a back door?

    Robert

    Plugin Author Jeff Starr

    @specialk

    If the entire site is protected by a password, then bad queries should bounce off the wall and nothing to worry about.. but if only the login screen (for example) is password protected, then malicious requests could exploit vulnerabilities elsewhere (e.g., through a non-protected file/script).

    Robert Eichhorn

    @robert-eichhorn

    Jeff – I thought a back door attack was probably a greater security risk. A non-protected file/script helps me identify the security risk. Thanks.

    Robert

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