16 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

How to Prevent Your WordPress Website from Being Attacked

WordPress is known as the best blogging platform for a reason. I am sure everyone knows it as an amazing CMS platform which enfolds a multiple number of features and functions on it. One excellent thing with WordPress…

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25 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Be Careful Choosing Free WordPress Themes…

What’s your WordPress theme? Are you using the default option? Perhaps you’re using a RichWP theme, or one from the WordPress themes repository. If this is the case, then you have nothing to worry about – but if you’ve been trawling the web…

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14 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code

Often we get asked by our users, is there a way to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious code? The answer to that question is YES, YES, and YES. There are both free and paid tools available to scan your WordPress site for potentially malicious…

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13 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Common WordPress Malware Infections

WordPress security is serious business. Exploits of vulnerabilities in WordPress’ architecture have led to mass compromises of servers through cross-site contamination. WordPress’ extensibility increases its vulnerability; plugins and themes house flawed logic, loopholes, Easter eggs, backdoors…

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13 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Setup Secure Media Uploads

As discussed, it’s important to protect your site by setting proper file permissions on the server. This can be tricky for certain directories such as /uploads/, /upgrade/, and /backups/, which need to be writable by the server in order for things like uploads, upgrades, and backups to work…

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03 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Security Threats Roundup for August 2012

August’s round-up of WordPress security threats. If you have one of these plugins, make sure you’ve updated to a new version that has the vulnerability fixed, or disable the plugin immediately. If you feel you may have been hacked, use the Sucuri free scan tool…

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25 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The WPLift Guide to Strengthening Login Security in WordPress

In a previous post on WordPress security best practices, we discussed ‘Security by obscurity’, which means that you should obscure the most commonly known paths to gain control of your website. For example, everyone knows that before WordPress 3.0 the default username was admin, and a lot of website owners didn’t…

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10 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

10 Things You Need to Know to Secure Your WordPress Site

Security is typically something that many of us don’t give a second’s thought to until it is too late. If we are lucky, someone else’s misfortune galvanizes us into action. For instance, the popular blog Famous Bloggers was recently subject to domain theft…

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28 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

8 Simple WordPress Security Measures For The Beginning User

No matter how new or experienced you are with WordPress, it’s never too early or too late to get serious about WordPress security. Not taking care of WordPress security is like having a lock on something and leaving the key in the lock. Today we’ll discuss ten things that everyone…

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11 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

3 Sneaky Tricks Hackers Use to Target WordPress Sites and How to Avoid them

The open source nature of WordPress has one downside, and if you’re not careful it could ruin your online business. I know this because it happened to me. Just a few months ago, I had a hacker hijack a WordPress site that was consistently earning me several hundred…

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26 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

5 Simple Security Tips for WordPress Users

WordPress has revolutionized the way websites are made and put the power of web design into the hands of anyone that would like it. Unfortunately, once an individual’s site is up and running, they are going to be at serious risk of having…

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16 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Maintain Killer Security on your Blog by using one WordPress Plugin

The importance of a secure blog can never be under-estimated – Securing your website allows you to make your readers/visitors/clients feel safer. Why risk damaging your reputation by getting hacked? You work hard on your website’s design…

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31 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

A Step by Step Guide on How to Fix Hacked WordPress Sites

Getting hacked is one of the worst experiences one can go through as a webmaster. Unfortunately, no matter how careful you are, there is always a chance that a smart hacker might get around your defenses. That does not mean you should…

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28 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Find, Remove and Protect WordPress Site from Malware

WordPress powered websites are hit list on the crackers, they are using Maleware (a malicious software) for attacking your WordPress site. There are different form of Malware, like viruses, Trojan horse, spyware, hijackers…

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20 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress hacking protection

No website is 100% secure if the hacker wants to gain access to the server lets face it with brute force its possible however with a little WordPress hacking protection we can do things to reduce the intrusion…

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18 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Defying Brute Force Attacks on WordPress Logins

Sucuri, the web security specialists, published “Brute force attacks against WordPress sites,” an in depth look at not just the importance of a strong password but the brute…

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15 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress Security: Best Practices, Free & Premium Plugins

WordPress is an easy to use, quick to learn, and secure content management system. However, just like any popular software, it is also targeted…

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06 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

More Security Tips on WordPress Config File

Security with WordPress can be something of an issue amongst web developers and to be honest I’ve learnt the hard way. After having several sites hacked a few years ago I made it somewhat of a mission to safeguard…

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01 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

How to Protect WordPress Powered Site Against Brute Force Attacks

Security should always be a major concern when using the WordPress as CSM. If someone gets a hold of your personal information or breaks in to one of your admin accounts, then you are at risk of identity theft…

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28 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

5 Powerful Anti-Malware WordPress Tools

Plenty of web publishers spend the majority of their time creating killer content for their websites. There is nothing wrong with that approach. Content is king after all. But as a webmaster, you should also pay attention to…

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