security

How to Monitor User Activities Inside WordPress Dashboard

How to Monitor User Activities Inside WordPress Dashboard

Do you want to see what your authors or editors are doing inside the WordPress dashboard? If you are running a multiple author blog, or if your blog admin area is accessed by multiple users, you might like to monitor user activities as a safeguard measure. Monitoring activities inside your dashboard is especially critical when you hire a one-time […]

2 WordPress Plugins To Protect Your Blog From Brute Force Hacking

2 WordPress Plugins To Protect Your Blog From Brute Force Hacking

Being a blogger it is obvious that you are much concerned about the blog security. We all like to keep our blogs secure against the hackers. Wordpress users are lucky enough that there are several security plugins and other template tweaks to safeguard the blog from hacking attempts. One of them is changing the default wordpress username ‘admin’

[Security Alert] Update WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin – Over A Million WordPress Blog At Risk

[Security Alert] Update WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin – Over A Million WordPress Blog At Risk

WordPress SEO by Yoast is most popular free SEO plugin for WordPress. It has been downloaded 16,564,599 times so far and probably you must be using it on your blog. If you are, you should immediately update the plugin on your blog. A freelance security consultant named Ryan Dewhurst discovered a security flaw in the plugin. This […]

WordPress Sites Under Brute Force Attack

WordPress Sites Under Brute Force Attack

WordPress is one of the most widely used blogging platform, and right now it’s under brute force attack via a large botnet. In a recent post Matt Mullenweg posted about the recent attack on WordPress sites. This is a botnet attack, and is performing brute force attack using default WordPress login (admin). Let me first […]

5 Ways To Stay Safe on The Internet (It’s not what you think)

5 Ways To Stay Safe on The Internet (It’s not what you think)

We wrote many articles about anti-virus softwares on Shoutmeloud. The main reason for making you aware about these anti-virus softwares was to make your online surfing secure. But just downloading Anti-virus software on your system is not enough, you need to secure your system by other threats which can easily hack your personal details or […]