Recently Torque wrote an article on WordPress Security where they claim 170,000 WordPress websites were hacked in 2012. My initial reaction to this was; really 2012? That was soooo four years ago. Then I thought well the number is pretty big but in relation to what, what’s the bigger picture and also where does this… Read More
It’s only natural that a popular software attracts unwanted attention from hackers, spammers, baddies and other Russian types (only kidding Russia and people thereof, please don’t kill me 😉 It’s funny how some in the community call adding functionality without a plugin a hack. I don’t really like the term used in this way, hacks… Read More
Not me guvna, I always update my WordPress website. After quickly reading the article at WP White Security and the crazy figure of 73.2% of WordPress sites not running the latest version it got me thinking about why people don’t update WordPress. Initially I thought the figure was probably because of all those abandoned blogs… Read More
OK so I’m being a bit silly with the title as WordPress security is also described as “hardening WordPress” but really the topic is no joke!