WordPress Security Center

The folks behind the Wordfence plugin have created a new security center for WordPress that might be relevant to your interests! The site, at https://www.wordfence.com/learn/, is free to use and covers several different topics, including: Security threats specific to WordPress Phishing and other social engineering type of threats How to tell your site is hacked How […]

WordPress 4.4 and Ninja Forms both have updates

Most of you have automatic upgrades to the new versions of WordPress set up – but if you notice that your site hasn’t updated yet and want to do that now, feel free. This site has already updated and no problems have been noticed, so yours should be fine, too! Ninja Forms, a plugin that […]

Another WordPress Issue

Hello and welcome to yet another edition of WordPress vulnerabilities! Today’s edition consists of a fairly nasty hack that is outlined at http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/09/active-malware-campaign-uses-thousands-of-wordpress-sites-to-infect-visitors/ (at the very bottom is a link to the Securi website scanner that will help you find out if your site is compromised). In case the article is more than you want to […]

WordPress 4.2.3

There has been a new version of WP released overnight. Some of you who have already been moved to our new server might already have had the update automatically applied to your site. If you log into your WP dashboard and see the version is 4.2.3, you are fine. If not, however, this is a […]

Akismet – Getting your own license

Janelle from SWKLS wrote: I *think* when KLOW first started several sites were sharing an Akismet key, but I could be wrong in this thinking. I think this key may have been set up when the sites were installed. I just thought I would give you a heads up in case other sites have issues. […]