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Locked Out Of WordPress?

In this lunchtime WPQuickies, I’ll run through some ways to get back into WordPress if you find yourself locked out. ????

Remember to use these tips only in “White Hat” mode!

WordPress REST API Vulnerability

Hacker at a laptop

A vulnerability in the WordPress REST API is being exploited by hackers to deface and remote execute scripts on sites running WordPress 4.7 adn 4.7.1. The issue has been fixed in version 4.7.2.

WordPress 4.0.1 Critical Update

WordPress Security

WordPress has released 4.0.1 as a security update addressing issues with the CMS core. This is a critical update so upgrade today.

WordPress Websites Under Attack!

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve seen a huge increase in attacks on WordPress websites from automated bot-nets. The “brute-force” attack is on-going and many hosting providers are having to put measures in place to mitigate any potential breaches.

Force WordPress to use SSL

Sometimes you need a high level of security for your WordPress website. Did you know you can force WordPress to use SSL?