WordPress is open source software. Open source software has its advantages to be sure, but since it is "open," meaning that the code is available for all to see, those that study the code close enough can find holes. If a hole is found by one of the "good guys," then it can be filled, and providing … [Read more...] about Best WordPress Security Plugins
You may have heard of, or have fell victim to, the recents attacks on WordPress driven sites across the Web. Since about a week ago, a botnet consisting of a cluster of "tens of thousands" of computers was used to attempt to gain access to WordPress sites. And some say, it was just … [Read more...] about Tips to Secure Your WordPress Site Against Brute Force Login Attacks
This is a follow-up from the Essential WordPress Security Tips article. In general WordPress is pretty secure as long as you apply common sense and follow standard security practices. The tips mentioned in this article are for added security (you don't need to apply them all). However, if you … [Read more...] about Advanced WordPress Security Tips
I have been revisiting the various security settings of my WordPress blog after the sudden database table corruption of this blog for unknown reason last week. In this post I have highlighted some of the security tips that can help protect your blog from possible outside attacks. A lot of … [Read more...] about Essential WordPress Security Tips – Is Your Blog Protected?
I hope this doesn't happen to anyone else but this morning my blog Tips and Tricks HQ somehow disappeared from the face of this earth! The day started as usual... I woke up in the morning went to my office and started checking my emails and found out that I received an email from SiteUpTime … [Read more...] about What Would You Do If Somehow You Lost all Your Blog’s Content?