Category Archives: Security

Recommended: Locking Down WordPress

Today, Code Poet released a free book we think is worth your time. Locking Down WordPress features WordPress pros Rachel Baker, Brad Williams, and VaultPress graduate John Ford on WordPress security, what to look for in a host, tips on … Continue reading

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VaultPress protects against the PHP CGI Flaw

Recently, a security vulnerability called the CGI Flaw was identified in PHP. We scanned all of our customers’ sites and discovered the vulnerability in a handful of them. We closed this vulnerability yesterday, by pushing an update to the .htaccess … Continue reading

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VaultPress v. 1.3.2 includes hotfix for WooThemes vulnerability

Today, we released an update to the VaultPress plugin (1.3.2) to protect against a recently identified security vulnerability in the WooThemes framework. We’ve already pushed version 1.3.2 of the VaultPress plugin to all sites with a WooThemes file for which … Continue reading

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VaultPress v.1.3 includes hotfix for WordPress vulnerabilities

Today, we released an update to the VaultPress plugin (1.3) to protect against recently identified security vulnerabilities in WordPress. You can read more about those vulnerabilities and the release of WordPress 3.3.2 here. To be proactive, we pushed version 1.3 … Continue reading

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712 Fewer Vulnerable TimThumb Scripts in Existence

We recently contacted VaultPress customers who were affected by the TimThumb image library vulnerability with instructions on how to secure their sites. As previously noted, the vulnerability allows third parties to upload and execute arbitrary PHP code in the TimThumb … Continue reading

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