Security

Aaron Brazell

WordPress Hacking and Cleanup

There’s a brute force attack underway on a global scale. Massive. The attack vector? Keep attempting user/pass combos in an automated way until a breakin happens. If your WordPress site gets hacked, I am available for cleanup and an audit. Aaron@technosailor.com It absolutely will cost you a minor fortune. That’s the way it goes. Don’t […]

Security

Eliminate Unused WordPress Plugins

Consider this post a public service announcement. It’s a common misconception that if a plugin is deactivated in WordPress, that you are immune from performance or security issues. On it’s face, this is not true, and you are risking the internet with this mentality! Take last year’s Timthumb debacle, for instance. Many themes include Timthumb […]

Fun Stuff

CSRF Explained in Every Man Terms

The one where @onefinejay explains CSRF hacking attacks to an obviously average person. “Ok so let’s say you click on an innocuous looking link, but then your Facebook updates with “i like to have hot lesbian action with one-legged obese women,” THAT’s CSRF.” WIN!