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Defense In Depth | Posted 15 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on 10 Plugins To Secure WordPress | 3,062 views
As WordPress grows in popularity, it becomes the target of hackers and spammers hoping to leverage the site for malicious purposes. We've compiled a short list ten popular plugins to help protect your valuable web real estate.
Quick Tips | Posted 6 Mar 2010 | Comments Off on Secure Database Connections in WordPress | 1,651 views

If you are setting up a WordPress site with an SSL certificate in a shared environment such as an ISP or hosting center, one of the things that you need to consider is the connectivity to your database. If you

Defense In Depth | Posted 2 Dec 2009 | Comments Off on Mitigating WordPress Brute Force Attacks | 2,556 views

An interesting entry showed up in the ISC Diary. A company found that one of their customers was attempting brute force attacks against other customers using WordPress. Brute force attacks are rather simple in nature. They do not attempt …

Defense In Depth | Posted 6 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Lazy WordPress Bloggers Put Blogs At Risk | 7,822 views

WordPress bloggers that do not keep their sites up to date are putting their reputations at risk. According to a recent announcement on the WordPress blog, a worm is making its way around the internet. The worm is exploiting …