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.

WordPress Security Update

An important security update was released today for WordPress. Version 4.1.2 fixes several vulnerabilities that could allow users to compromise your site. WordPress versions 4.1.1 and earlier are vulnerable, and should be updated to the latest version of WordPress as … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in WP Super Cache

A couple of important security updates have been released for the popular WP Super Cache plugin. The security updates fixed a vulnerability, reported by Sucuri, that allowed an attacker to introduce malicious code into the plugin’s cache file listing. Many such vulnerabilities are executed … Continue reading

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Restore via Carrier Pigeon

Thanks to recent advances in avian logistics, your friends at VaultPress are pleased to offer a brand new automated restore tool. In addition to restoring over FTP and SSH, and restoring to an alternate site, you can now restore your site using … Continue reading

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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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