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Minor WordPress Update to 3.1.1

Minor WordPress Update to 3.1.1

On April 5, 2011, WordPress 3.1.1 was released to the public. There’s not much to write about since it’s not a major upgrade, but here’s a summary of the changes released in this update: Security hardening to media uploads Prevent potential PHP crashes caused by complex hyperlinks Correct minor XSS flaw on database upgrade screens […]

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Firefox Releases Version 4… Introduces New Security Features

Firefox Releases Version 4… Introduces New Security Features

This week Mozilla announced the release of the newest version of its free and open source Web browser. Firefox 4.0 includes a number of features designed to enhance security. Since this wordpress blog is designed to help you with your website security, we think it’s important that you understand browser security. Imagine for a moment […]

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JetPack For WordPress Ties Together WordPress.Com and WordPress.Org – Finally!

JetPack For WordPress Ties Together WordPress.Com and WordPress.Org – Finally!

People often get confused between the 2 versions of WordPress. There’s the .COM and the .ORG. In short, the .COM version is much like Blogger or any other online blog service–you log into their site and set up your blog. The .ORG is the self-hosted solution–meaning website owners install wordpress on their own web hosting […]

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Who releases more updates? WordPress or Microsoft?

Who releases more updates? WordPress or Microsoft?

So I’m sitting here watching some basketball games tonight getting ready for March Madness to begin, and I notice the Windows update icon in the bottom right corner of my screen. So I pull it up and I notice it says there is a Windows 7 Service Pack 1 update. I took a double take […]

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WordPress 3.1 Brings Lots of Fun

WordPress 3.1 Brings Lots of Fun

A typical WordPress update is nothing more than a few security holes and maybe a little tweaking of the code (at least for most normal users). So it’s fun when WordPress introduces more user interface features because it’s stuff that normal users actually care about. I know, I know… you’re thinking “Hey wait, isn’t this […]

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Nobody Is Going To Hack My Wireless Network

Nobody Is Going To Hack My Wireless Network

“People think, ‘Nobody is going to hack my wireless. What’s important about me? I don’t have that much money in my bank account.'” – Pete Ashdown According to a recent news article, many people assume they are safe because nobody wants what they have. Pete Ashdown continues… “All Wi-Fi manufacturers who make these transmitters (have) […]

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WordPress Updates to 3.0.5

WordPress Updates to 3.0.5

If you follow the instructions on this Stop WP Hackers blog, you know that we strongly recommend you keep your wordpress website updated to the latest version of wordpress. On February 7, 2011, WordPress made the following announcement: WordPress 3.0.5 was released to the public. This is a security update for all previous WordPress versions. […]

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WordPress Website Backups… Too Important To Ignore!

WordPress Website Backups… Too Important To Ignore!

I received a painful email from a past client the other day. I’m not going to quote the entire email, but let me paraphrase the few lines I want to discuss today in this post: Help!! My website is down!! This is terrible for my business. I went to access my website today and it […]

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A Great New Year Gift… A Mandatory Update To 3.0.4

A Great New Year Gift… A Mandatory Update To 3.0.4

First off… Happy New Year everyone! We at Stop WordPress Hackers want to welcome you to this site and we hope you have a good year in 2011. Most importantly, we hope you have a secure website in 2011! Apparently, Matt Mullenweg (founder of WordPress) also want you to have a safe new year as […]

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Amazon S3 Now Allows 5TB Files

Amazon S3 Now Allows 5TB Files

I’ll confess… I thought I had some pretty large files on my hard drives. It wasn’t like I was walking around all puffed up bragging about my 2GB files, but my head was deflated when I read the Amazon S3 announcement today that S3 upped their storage limits from a single object filesize limit of […]