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    Secure & Super Charge WordPress Blog : Complete How To Guide

    August 1, 2012
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    Now a days internet is growing very fast and blogging become really popular among youngsters. WordPress is world’s most popular blogging platform. Let’s come to the point. Today we will introduce you to some plugins and tools which will Secure and Super charge your blog. Website which have nice page load speed are popular among their users. First of all analyse the speed of your blog without any changes . These are some of the best ...

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    Best WordPress Security Plugins To Protect WordPress Blog

    July 17, 2012
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    WordPress is the most preferred blogging platform for many people. It has some of the excellent features like theme and plug-in which enhance the blogger’s experience. This article focuses on the popular security plugins that your WordPress blog website needs to have in order to prevent hacking or spamming activities and improve the security system. One way to protect your blog is by implementing security measures from day one, you can always use .htaccess method to hardened your security, but as ...

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    WangGuard Plugin : Stop WordPress User Registration Spam

    February 21, 2012
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    WordPress user registration spam is one of those problems which I believe most of registration enabled WordPress blogs are facing. If you have a WordPress blog or BuddyPress and your registration is enabled by default, you might notice lots of spam users signing up every day. And if default permission for user level is contributor, you might get lots of posts for review and needless to say most of them will be spam posts.  Today, ...

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    9 Steps To Secure WordPress Blog

    January 23, 2012
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    In recent time, WordPress has been highly targeted by bloggers. Since WordPress uses MySQL and Php, it’s not tough to find a vulnerability in WordPress. Here I’m sharing some newbie tips to Secure WordPress blog. These are basic tips but some time missing these basic tips, may lead to losing your WordPress blog by some hacker. WordPress is probably the best CMS out there for blogging. I can quite confidently say that, being a user ...

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    How To Change WordPress Default Username For Security

    November 28, 2011
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    When eve we talk about WordPress Security, very first suggestion is to change WordPress default username. As WordPress default username is  ”admin” and it makes it hackers to attempt a brute-force attack using username admin. Since hackers already have your username, it will make it easier for them to find your password using brute forcing. Specially, if your webhosting is not using any login attempt security or you are not using limit-login WordPress plugin, you ...

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    How to Fix Vulnerable Timthumb Script in WordPress?

    September 4, 2011

    In last couple of days I have seen many websites getting hacked due to vulnerability and we have already discussed about the same in the past. If you are still not aware of timthimb hack and running a WordPress blog, you should refer to these 2 posts: WordPress Sites using Timthuimb Script is prone to hacking How to remove counter-wordpress.com from hacked WordPress blog Usually any blogger/webmaster will look into the theme folder and update ...

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    How I Removed Malware Counter-WordPress.com on my Hacked WordPress blog

    September 3, 2011

    I have read ShoutMeLoud post on WordPress sites using Timthumb.php is Prone to Hacking couple of days back, and after 2-3 days back I encountered a very strange problem on Chrome browser. When ever I opened my WordPress blog on Chrome browser, it shows following message: “www.abc.com contains content from counter-wordpress.com, a site known to distribute malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this site.” I also check my site at different browsers (Mozilla, IE ...

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    WordPress sites using Timthumb.php is Prone to Hacking [Almost Every Themes]

    August 25, 2011

    Today one of my Client pinged me and told me that he is unable to login to his Wp-admin. His wp-admin was giving some error as mentioned below: “warning: Cannot modify header information – headers already sent by (output started at /home/stony/public_html/wp-settings.php:748) in /home/stony/public_html/wp-includes/pluggable.php on line 868” When I logged into client site via FTP, I see some of the files were modified and some weird php files were added. The first weird code was ...

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