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Looks like it's time for another server patch and reboot

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WordPress users are advised to disable the XML-RPC process completely or to block pingback requests. Server administrators are advised to update their versions of glibc as soon as possible.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2878252/ghost-linux-vulnerability-can-be-exploited-through-wordpress-other-php-apps.html

#exploit   #ghost   #gethostbyname   #linux   #wordpress  

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PHP Applications, WordPress Vulnerable to Ghost glibc Bug | Threatpost | The first stop for security news
Researchers at Sucuri revealed that applications such as WordPress that support PHP could also be subject to the Ghost vulnerability in glibc.

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WordPress – Vulnerability Alert

If you have a WordPress site, please take a moment to check your plugin directory to see if you have a folder called "revslider". If you do, please make sure that plugin is updated. Envato is offering the update for free download & can be accessed through a link from an Envato page that links from the attached article. (Link: http://codecanyon.net/item/slider-revolution-responsive-wordpress-plugin/2751380 )

The old Revolution slider 4.1.x plugin has a vulnerability. is a premium plugin that is used in many for-purchase themes. Unfortunately, it won't request to be updated if it was installed via a premium theme, so it's up to us to ensure our sites are safe.

#wordpress   #vulnerability   #revolution   #revolutionslider   #update  

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Report: Mysterious Russian Malware Is Infecting 100,000+ WordPress Sites
A Russian malware called SoakSoak has infected over 100,000 WordPress sites since this Sunday, turning blogs into attack platforms. It’s a potential shitshow, and it could’ve been prevented earlier this fall.

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Do you have a WordPress site and use "WP Download Manager"?

Please update your plugin to ensure you're fixing a vulnerability found in versions below 2.7.4.

#wordpress   #security   #plugin   #update  

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Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw Found in WordPress Plugin
There is an easily exploitable remote code execution vulnerability in a popular WordPress plugin that helps manage file downloads and researchers say the bug could be used by even a low-level attac…

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"Infinite WP" WordPress plugin vulnerability notice

For anyone using the Infinite WP WordPress plugin, make sure you've updated your plugin so this vulnerability is no longer present on your site.

#wordpress   #plugin   #vulnerability   #infinitewp   

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Vulnerability found in Infinite WP WordPress client
A Sucuri researcher found a vulnerability that could allow a malicious attacker to take over a users sites and put them into maintenance mode.

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Note: Keep your WordPress (and Drupal) software updated!

Here's another vulnerability that we all must take seriously. Both WordPress and Drupal have initiated a patch to block this attack, so please make sure to update your WordPress (and Drupal) software to protect your site and the server you're on.

#wordpress   #vulnerability   #dos   #update  

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Major Security Vulnerability in WordPress, Drupal Could Take Down Websites
If your website runs on a self-hosted WordPress installation or on Drupal, update your software now.

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SVG imagery for responsive design. Excellent. Now we’re getting somewhere

IE 8 and below don't support it… does that matter to your site's business? If so, avoid SVG. If not, jump in! Woo hoo!

#responsive   #imagery   #svg  

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Using SVG | CSS-Tricks
SVG is an image format for vector graphics. It literally means Scalable Vector Graphics. Basically, what you work with in Adobe Illustrator. You can use SV

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Here’s an informative short video with recommendations on content frequency for…

Here's an informative short video with recommendations on content frequency for your web presence.

Well-presented, +Media Shower, +John Hargrave and +Sam Jordan. Thanks for sharing great content – and with a sense of humor.

#seo   #contentstrategy   #contentmarketing   #contentmarketingtips  

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Good tips for people maintaining their own websites in WordPress and want to be sure…

Good tips for people maintaining their own websites in WordPress and want to be sure they're mindful of SEO.

#wordpress   #maintenance   #seo  

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The Ultimate Guide In WordPress SEO Marketing
Image credit: vodahost.com It is a fact that many internet marketers trust their business in using WordPress as a platform in promoting their digital marketing campaigns. WordPress SEO has become one…

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Neat idea for adding custom styles to the WordPress visual editor without having…

Neat idea for adding custom styles to the WordPress visual editor without having to use a plugin. This makes it easy to do repetitive things like buttons or special call-outs without adding the weight of another plugin to your site.

#wordpress   #custom   #code  

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How to Add Custom Styles to WordPress Visual Editor
Do you want to add your own custom styles in WordPress post editor? Learn how you can add custom styles to WordPress visual editor.

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