Posts Tagged ‘security’

WordPress security updates for 3.5 and 3.6

WordPress security updates for 3.5 and 3.6

There has been an important security release for WordPress 3.8 and 3.7 branches. If you run an older version we’ve created our own patches to help you.

Now Available: The Auditor

Now Available: The Auditor

The beta testing has ended, and we’re open for business! The Auditor logs events and activity on your website, and presents you with a detailed audit trail. Filter logs and charts to see patterns and events, hunt down bugs, or discover suspicious behaviour. Free copies have been sent out to our beta testers, they should find a copy sitting in… continue reading

SWIG 30th August

SWIG 30th August

After last month’s talk by David, the monthly SWIG hosted at the Interconnect/it offices continues! Meeting Location This meet-up takes place at the interconnect/it offices. The SWIG meeting room is on the first floor of the Liverpool Science Park (meeting room 3, up the stairs to the first floor once you enter the building, through the propped open door and 2… continue reading

The Auditor, Closed Beta 2

The Auditor, Closed Beta 2

Following on from our initial announcement, I’m happy to announce we have a new version! We’ve listened to feedback and made many improvements. We’re also making expanding the closed beta! One of the points mentioned in feedback was the potential for extending the plugin, examples including Google Analytics traffic widgets on the overview page etc. The second iteration now comes with… continue reading

The Auditor Enters Closed Beta

The Auditor Enters Closed Beta

The Auditor (name to be finalised) is a plugin that comes in two parts – an event logger that tracks key options and content changes within your WP install, and a viewer that lets you view what’s been happening on your site.

What Exactly Does WordPress Tell the World?

What Exactly Does WordPress Tell the World?

We have lots of corporate clients. They have important websites, sometimes with particular intellectual property and information that they’d rather not share with rivals. Consequently, knowing what information is being sent by the software underpinning your website is important. We knew that WordPress is chatty from previous articles such as Lynne Pope’s on WordPress Privacy, various discussions on WordPress support… continue reading

A Common-Sense WordPress Security Primer

A Common-Sense WordPress Security Primer

There’s been a big fuss lately over the latest WordPress hacks that have targetted older versions of WordPress. And in my view, they show the less pretty side of WordPress and some people in the community… but not all of them.  The attitude has been a straight “upgrade your blog and you’ll be secure.” Well, I have news for you. … continue reading

Safer Passwords & Using PasswordMaker

You may find passwords to be an unecessary chore. But they’re important. However, inventing strong passwords is difficult… and they’re hard to remember. So you need to be able to generate passwords on the go and the solution is Password Maker – a great way to have safe, difficult to crack passwords which works beautifully as browser plugins.

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