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by Andrew Nacin

April 20, 2012

WordPress 3.3.2 is available now and is a security update for all previous versions. Three external libraries included in WordPress received security updates...

June 2, 2012

Uploadifyâ„¢ is a jQuery plugin that allows you to easily add multiple file upload functionality to your website.

It is used in a lot of WordPress themes and plugin to allow users upload files onto the website server. However there is a vulnerability in the code that allows unrestricted upload of files: An attacker might be able to upload arbitrary files containing malicious PHP code because the uploaded file extension isn't properly checked.

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by Clifford Paulick

August 8, 2012

Read this post so your site doesn't get hacked.

Have you ever seen file permissions listed as 755 or 644? Do you realize how different and important those numbers are? The WordPress Codex has a great primer on file permissions settings...

by Regina Smola

May 12, 2010

WordPress sites self-hosted on are reporting being maliciously hacked today with script tag inserts.

Warning: This is dangerous malware! Anyone visiting an infected website can get their computers infected, if they do not have a up-to-date anti-virus program using the latest threat definitions. If you receive a message to download anything when visiting an infected site, do NOT click "yes" or "okay" to download. If your website is infected, put it down for maintenance immediately.

by Kevin Leary

November 17, 2011

Since the beginning of the year, I've been developing themes and plugins for a WordPress Multisite-powered content network. During that time I've learned many powerful tips and tricks unique to Multisite.

This guide will introduce you to a few Multisite-specific functions, along with real-world programming examples that you can begin using today. Hopefully, it will open your eyes to a few of the new possibilities available in Multisite. Multisite is a great option for freelancers, businesses and organizations that manage multiple WordPress websites. Whether you're a freelancer who wants to provide hosting and maintenance to clients, a college organization looking to centralize the management of your websites, or a large news publisher trying to isolate silos for different departments, Multisite is the answer.

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by Threatinsight

March 15, 2012 is being targeted once again, and although this time there isn't much sneaky sophistication, the infection is still prevalent enough for Internet users to be wary.

Spam appears to be the driver of these campaigns. Various websites have already been identified to be redirecting to Blackhole exploit kit. Compromised websites would render any of the following pages upon visit...

by Daniel Cid and Tony Perez

April 9, 2013

If you are using the Social Media Widget plugin (social-media-widget), make sure to remove it immediately from your website.

We discovered it is being used to inject spam into websites and it has also been removed from the WordPress Plugin repository. This is a very popular plugin with more than 900,000 downloads. It has the potential to impact a lot of websites.

by Sy

June 27, 2011

A quick warning to everybody that uses WordPress. admitted that three popular plugins in their plugin repository have been, maliciously, replaced by hacked versions in the last 24-48h or so.

The affected plugins are: Add This (social bookmarking), W3 Total Cache (caching), WP Touch (blog to iPhone application). The full story can be found here at the official WordPress blog...

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by Sean

October 3, 2012

On Tuesday, we shared a rather silly video which made a serious point about the need to keep websites secure.

Unfortunately, limiting potential website vulnerabilities is not exactly intuitive. There's always additonal stuff one needs to consider. For example, let's take the very popular WordPress(.org) publishing platform. WordPress itself does a pretty good job when it comes to maintaining its security. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for everybody that runs WordPress websites. Many website admins allow their WordPress installations to fall out of date, and there are numerous compromised WordPress sites online as a result. But even those admins that do keep their platform up to date still have things to worry about, such as themes.

by Siobhan Ambrose

November 30, 2010

Do you use WordPress safely? Did you know that there are loads of ways that hackers can attack both your website and your computer using malware or malicious code?

In this post, we'll took an in-depth look at all of the issues, and hopefully by the end of it you'll be able to keep your WordPress website, and your computer, safe. But let's start with a fun look at some recent WordPress Security issues - guaranteed to brighten everyone's morning :)


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