Author Archives: Chris

About Chris

I work and play at WordPress.com, and spend my offline time drinking chai tea and running around in parks.

Migrate your site with VaultPress

For a couple years, VaultPress users have been able to restore their backups to a new site. This can come in handy if you want to experiment with making changes to your site, before making these changes visible on your main site. … Continue reading

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Serious Vulnerability in bash

A serious vulnerability has been found in bash, one of the core tools found on almost every Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X system. The vulnerability affects most versions up to and including 4.3, except certain patched versions like 3.2.52(1). You should assume … Continue reading

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Fix for TimThumb vulnerability

A serious vulnerability was recently discovered in the popular TimThumb script. TimThumb is a tool that is used to manipulate images, and is used by many themes and plugins. This vulnerability may allow users to execute certain malicious commands on affected servers. If you subscribe to … Continue reading

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All in One SEO Pack vulnerabilities

The web security team at Sucuri recently discovered a couple of vulnerabilities in the popular All in One SEO Pack plugin. If All in One SEO Pack is installed on your self-hosted WordPress site, your site’s security may be at risk, … Continue reading

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Need help? Chat with us!

Deep in the VaultPress laboratories, our backup scientists work around the clock to provide you with groovy new ways of managing your data. Recently, we launched the backup browser, an awesome tool that lets you preview and restore individual files in your … Continue reading

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