So many articles will promote the must have plugins for Wordpress and go over the same list of plugins including Jetpack, a Google Analytics plugin, an SEO plugin, Comment Moderation plugin, Security plugin and more. So if you are looking for SEO plugins and recommendations you can look at an SEO Company in Vancouver. But [...]
xmlrpc in Wordpress leaves your site vulnerable to attacks and bot spam which can cause denial of service issues for your site.
All blog owners want to secure their blog from hackers. The worst nightmare for any blogger is getting his/her blog hacked by someone. WordPress is one of the most used CMS, so it is a prime target for hackers. Hackers will delete the files and database of your site and steal personal information. So, we [...]
Wordpress releases version 3.0.4 yesterday which closes a "critical" security vulnerability in how the KSES library is vulnerable to XSS
Wordpress 3.0.3 closes some security vulnerabilities with remote publishing and Wordpress author or contributor accounts.
Wordpress 3.0.2 is released and has a mandatory security fix that is essential for multi author blogs who have writers with "author" accounts.
Wordpress php files can become hacked and your blog can be compromised, look for aWYoZnVu string in your .php files first line and notify your hosting provider.
The latest fix Wordpress 2.8.6 addresses vulnerabilities with sites who have multiple authors and uploads that can be exploited to expose your site.
I have upgraded all 7 of my managed blogs to Wordpress 2.8.5 this morning and have not seen any issues, I didn't do the automatic upgrade though
Web Hosting Security Tips such as never using FTP and using strict password complexity rules to keep your accounts safe from hackers.
Yesterday I updated all 7 of my blogs to Wordpress 2.8.4 to address the security fix that was mentioned below in the official wordpress blog:Â Though I think they may have downplayed the security threat, I think this could have compromised an admin account, it would be a good idea for everyone to upgrade and [...]