Philip Reiff

Philip Reiff

Advanced Abuse Analyst

Posts by Philip Reiff

Keeping WordPress Up-to-Date to Avoid Vulnerabilities

It is well known that all Content Management Systems (CMS) are vulnerable to one type of attack or another. With ever-increasing reports of intrusions from major news outlets, it is more important than ever to be sure that you are keeping your CMS up-to-date. However, it is not only imperative to keep the core of your WordPress and Joomla sites updated, but also very important to keep all of your plug-ins current. As WordPress administrators, you may have read about – or worse, experienced – the vulnerability discovered last month in the MailPoet plug-in (which was affecting at least 2,500 WordPress installations per day according to Sucuri.net).

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Category: Developers
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