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Revolution Slider Plugin Critical Vulnerability Being Exploited

Revolution Slider Plugin Critical Vulnerability Being Exploited

It turns out that the vulnerability was disclosed via some underground forums. ThemePunch confirms that their plugin was patched in version 4.2 for those that purchase the plugin directly from them, and they include an auto-updater which would address the problem. The real issue lies in the way the plugin is wrapped into theme packages. ThemePunch’s approach to disclosing the issue was based on guidance…

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WordPress Security Alert: New Vulnerability Discovered in TimThumb Script

WordPress Security Alert: New Vulnerability Discovered in TimThumb Script

Security vulnerabilities have plagued the TimThumb script for years. It is most commonly used in cropping, zooming and resizing images in WordPress themes. After the large scale attacks launched against the script a few years ago, one might think that theme and plugin developers would be less likely to continue building with it. However, this is not the case and many websites are again in…

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Have you been affected by the Heartbleed attack?

Have you been affected by the Heartbleed attack?

This article was posted by iTheme about the last attach on the web, Heartbleed This week a new vulnerability was announced in OpenSSL, the library used by most computers to encrypt data sent across the internet. CVE-2014-0160, also known as Heartbleed, essentially lets an attacker pull the keys used to encrypt your data directly from the memory of a vulnerable web server, thereby letting him…

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What’s coming with WordPress 3.9

What’s coming with WordPress 3.9

WordPress 3.9 Beta was released yesterday. This is a major release, developed under the plugins-as-features development model. In an article by WP Beginners, they will show you what new features are coming in WordPress 3.9 along with their screenshots. WordPress 3.9 is still in Beta, so some of these features may not make into the final release. Are you excited? We at Website Care sure…

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Why Backups are a good idea

Why Backups are a good idea

When disaster strikes you need a safe backup. You need a WordPress remote backup solution that’s reliable, convenient and ready to save your butt. Why Backup? Did you invest any time or money into your site? – Yes. Then you need to protect that investment by backing up your website. What happens when your suddenly shady host disappears or your intern somehow pushes the wrong button…

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