Tag Archives: WordPress Security

Tim Thumb Security Vulnerability Affects Many Themes

Last week it was discovered that Tim Thumb, a PHP image resizing utility used in many WordPress themes, had a security vulnerability. Some popular themes including Thesis and some Woo Themes use this utility. WP Candy has been doing a nice job covering this issue and has extensive links about how to fix this for […]

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security Book Review

The upshot If you manage your own WordPress website, you should have this book. If you have someone else manage your WordPress website for you, they should have this book. The review WordPress 3 Ultimate Security by Olly Connelly is a comprehensive guide, not just to WordPress security, but to Internet security in general. My […]

WordPress 3 Ultimate Security

I’ve had the misfortune over the last few weeks to deal with some WordPress sites getting hacked, which has moved the topic of WordPress security to the front burner. The threat to WordPress sites from hackers is very real and unless you take precautions with certain security measures and backup your site, you run the […]