A guest post submitted by Paul Taubman 3 Easy Things that You Can Do To Make Your Website Safer! If you check the Search Engines everyday, you will find at least a story or two about websites and hackers. Unfortunately, hackers like to break into websites, usually cause some damage, and then just … Read more about 3 Easy Things that You Can Do To Make Your Website Safer
WordPress Security News: WordPress 3.4.1 was just released to the public which includes 18 bug fixes and security hardening. WordPress 3.4.1 fixes a security issues and has some extra security hardening. The vulnerabilities in WordPress 3.4 contained a potential information disclosure and a bug that … Read more about WordPress 3.4.1 & 3.3.3 Maintenance and Security Fixes Released
WordPress 3.4 was just released to the public Wednesday, June 13, 2012. This major release includes significant improvements including theme customization, custom headers, Twitter embeds, and image captions. Highlights of WordPress 3.4 Video: You can find out more about the new features of 3.4 at … Read more about WordPress 3.4 Major Release is Out! Upgrade to Improve Security
SexyBookmarks by Shareaholic is a popular WordPress plugin that easily adds a social bookmarking menu to your posts, pages, and/or home page. Warning: One of the default settings of the SexyBookmarks plugin is it tracks and displays your website analytics publicly in two places. If you don't pay … Read more about WordPress Security Tip: SexyBookmarks Plugin – Hide Site Analytics
Tighten Your WordPress Security on Dreamhost to Protect Your Blog I've been cleaning alot of WordPress sites infected with malware on DreamHost lately. I am finding some common denominators that put users hosting accounts and WordPress sites at risk: Used One-Click Installs to install the WordPress … Read more about WordPress Security Tip: DreamHost Enable Enhanced Security and Extra Web Security
Help increase security on your WordPress blog by using the Timthumb Vulnerability Scanner Plugin! TimThumb is a PHP script that crops, zooms, and resizes images. It's commonly used in WordPress themes and plugins. This script uses a cache directory from within your wp-content directory to grab and … Read more about WordPress Security Tip: Use Timthumb Vulnerability Scanner Plugin
Slow WordPress Plugins Can Hurt Your Site! You'll find me talking on the blog and in my email blasts about WordPress plugin security, but one area I haven't covered is how plugins can slow your website down. Did you know that even if a WordPress plugin is disabled it can still affect your site's … Read more about Are Your WordPress Plugins Making Your Site Slow And Vulnerable?
Help tighten security for your WordPress blog by always logging into your hosting cPanel securely. Why? Because logging in to your cPanel through https:// provides an encrypted communication and secure identification of your hosting provider. When you first sign up for a hosting account, you receive … Read more about WordPress Security Tip: Log-in to cPanel Securely
WordPress 3.3.1 has now been released and is ready for download! On January 3, 2012, the developers of WordPress released version 3.3.1 (security and maintenance release), which fixes 15 bugs/issues and also closes the zero-day cross-site scripting vulnerability that was found early this week. The … Read more about WordPress 3.3.1 XSS Vulnerability Patch and 15 Bugs Fixed
WordPress 3.3 was just released to the public Monday, December 12, 2011. This major release includes great new features for WordPress users and developers, bug fixes, and tightened security for comments feed. Some of the highlights include a new way to upload media, widgets that stay where you put … Read more about WordPress 3.3 Major Release is Out!