If you own or manage a WordPress Blog or Website, then you probably already know that hackers have been targeting WordPress blogs worldwide…Approximately 30 MILLION WordPress blogs are estimated to have fallen victim in this latest attack. This article explains what you can do to better secure your WordPress website, and the cure is not only quite simple to implement, but it’s also 100% FREE!
Many new webmasters and businesses are unaware that by default WordPress allows unlimited login attempts either through the login page, or by sending special cookies. This allows passwords (or hashes) to be brute-force cracked with relative ease. ….. However, luckily there are some FREE WordPress plugins available which can stop the hackers in their tracks….
There’s a hacking campaign targeting WordPress websites, with thousands of websites recently compromised. It is not yet known where or how they are getting in, and it seems it is also very hard to clean & many users say it just keeps returning…..
Not all webmasters are aware of the risk, or even know if they have 0777 permissions already enabled on files or folders, and certainly not many new webmasters or bloggers will be aware of the risks, or what to do about it…….
Microsoft and Adobe have both just announced they are releasing new security patches for some of their popular software products. Microsoft released some patches today and Adobe has said it will release an update for its Flash Player tomorrow…..
Google has joined a growing list of other companies & has just announced that it will cease support for Microsoft’s trouble-plagued & ancient web-browser, Internet Explorer 6, (and other old browsers), from 1st March 2010. What will this mean for people still using IE6 and other old browsers? Well, for one thing, from March 1 you may begin noticing that certain functions won’t work properly ……….