Tag: security

Previously, I wrote an article about the dangers of publishing blog posts from your admin account. If you’ve changed the default WordPress admin user name from ‘admin’ to something else, great. However, if you write a post as the admin, your new admin username will be displayed on your blog. Not good. In order to […]

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I just had an unpleasant episode that really reminded me of the need to have some kind of encryption on your thumb drives. I was leaving a friend’s house, got in my truck and drove home. I unloaded my pockets as usual and discovered–no thumb drive. I did find the flash drive a few minutes […]

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Photo credit: Anton Balazh Updated: 12/04/2009–Note: This information applies also to pages as well as posts. Anytime you see suggestions for making your WordPress install more secure, you’re gonna see the regular suspects: Change your database table prefixes Update WordPress and WordPress plugins regularly Change the default WordPress admin username These are all good suggestions […]

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