In the past I’ve used the Limit Login Attempts and IP Filter plugins to keep WordPress sites safe from brute force attacks. I’m now using WP Cerber.
It’s sad to say, but hackers are a reality of existence for website owners. They use automated systems to attempt to gain access to WordPress control panels and look for outdated software that can be exploited. Luckily there are some things you can do to help keep the bad guys at bay. 1 – Keep […]
I’ve been hearing about some nasty attacks on WordPress sites. Evidently so have the people at WordPress. WordPress 2.8.5 is available and contains several security fixes. I recommend that you upgrade your software now. If you suspect that it’s too late and your system has already been hacked, check out the WordPress Exploit Scanner.
Would you believe that WordPress 2.8.4 has been released? It has. They found yet another security issue. I’m glad that these security issues are being found. I’m glad that they’re being fixed. I’m also very glad that WordPress is now so easy to upgrade as it seems like a new version is being released every […]