The IT world got a nasty little surprise on Monday, an OpenSSL Security Advisory, this bug was quickly named the Heartbleed bug and put a good percentage of secure transactions on the Internet at risk.
Posts Tagged: security
FAQ: Changing the WordPress Admin User
Since the recent botnet attack on WordPress we’ve been asked a lot of times how to change the WordPress admin user to something else (so a hacker would have to guess the username as well as your password rather than being halfway there already!). Details of how to do this are in our knowledgebase: Changing… Read more »
WordPress Login DDoS
Along with many other web hosts around the world we are currently seeing a DDoS attack targeting WordPress installations on shared hosting. Some hosts have starting removing access to either the WordPress Admin or the “wp-login.php” script, but this then means you can’t update your site if you want to. At this time we are… Read more »