Fixed in 4.9.7: New WordPress Vulnerability Found by RIPS & Its Hotfix

Posted by on June 28th, 2018

Like any piece of software used by millions of people, WordPress is subject to a lot of potential security problems. While most security issues can be plugged up with simple updates (the WordPress team appears to be relatively good at plugging up holes and flaws), sometimes security issues can arise that aren’t as clear cut. Like any good website manager, you must always keep your ear to the ground when whitehat hackers and security experts publish findings about flaws in systems — especially WordPress. While it’s impossible to 100% of the time keep hackers and ne’er-do-well-ers out of your website,…

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Be Careful with WordPress Plugins!

Posted by on March 5th, 2012

WordPress is a wonderful, open source, flexible, user-friendly, mobile-friendly, SEO-friendly way to build a website. It’s what this site is running on, and it’s one of the most popular platforms on the web. However, this very user-friendliness comes with a price. The downfall of many things which are user-modifiable is that they are also readily user-breakable. Many people like to fault Apple for being a very closed system–and they are right, to a point. However, it is this closed system that lets Apple provide a highly functional and dependable computer with excellent customer service should you have problems. When building…

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