Don’t let GHOST vulnerability haunt your systems

This week a new Linux vulnerability called GHOST (CVE-2015-0235) has been published and subsequently patched, including an update to Acunetix, which can now detect the vulnerability in both its online and on-premise forms, via network scan or web application scan. While some cited GHOST as being as dangerous as Shellshock or Heartbleed, in fact the […]

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WordPress Security Tips Part 5 – Restrict Access to wp-admin Directory

Password protecting your WordPress admin area through a layer of HTTP authentication is an effective measure to thwart attackers attempting to guess users’ passwords. Additionally, if attackers manages to steal a user’s password, they will need to get past HTTP authentication in order to gain access to WordPress login form. Warning – Basic HTTP Authentication […]

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