Category: WordPress

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Ask Wordfence Episode 1: Setting Up Minimum Viable WordPress Security

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As a flymedia client with a WordPress website & managed updates, you don’t need to watch this, because I’m doing it for you. If you have chosen to do your WordPress updates yourself, I advise you watch this video. Last week we emailed a small group of our customers asking them to contribute questions for …

Security, WordPress

7 Popular WordPress Security Myths

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Because of its incredible popularity as a platform, WordPress enjoys a sizable, generous community of users that spend their time sharing information, resources, tips and insights with other WordPress users online. Understandably, online security is at the forefront of concerns for many site owners, and a lot of the online conversation about WordPress centers around …

Security, WordPress

Cloudflare Data Leak: How to Secure Your Site

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Cloudflare has experienced a data leak over a 5 month period that mixed sensitive data between websites and visitors. A visitor to one website using Cloudflare may have seen data from another website using Cloudflare that was being sent to a completely different site visitor. Some of the leaked data has been indexed by search engines who… …

Hacking, Hosting, Security, WordPress

WordPress blogs defaced in hack attacks

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WordPress blogs defaced in hack attacks This hack applies to sites that were not updated to version 4.7.2. All flymedia customers with managed WordPress updates had their sites updated within a few hours of the release being made available. Clients without managed updates should update their sites immediately. More than a million pages have been …

Hacking, WordPress

Emergency Bulletin: Firefox zero day in the wild. What to do

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We’re publishing this as an emergency bulletin for our customers and the larger web community. A few hours ago a zero day vulnerability emerged in the Tor browser bundle and the Firefox web browser. Currently it exploits Windows systems with a high success rate and affects Firefox versions 41 to 50 and the current version of …