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WordPress Experts Aim to Provide Secure WordPress Hosting

14 Dec 10   Filed in Hosting+Security with 1 Comment

This is the second interview in the “Hosting+Security” series.

WordPress – is the most frequently used tag on this blog. There are two major reasons for this:

  1. I use WordPress myself and closely track development in this area.
  2. WordPress is the most popular free open-source blogging engine (according to its developers it is currently used by 25+ million sites), which makes it equally popular for hackers as a target of their attacks.

Thousands (if not millions) of WordPress bloggers have already experienced various security related problems: malicious scripts and spammy links injected into their web pages, rogue users, corrupted databases — they know how much time and efforts it may take to recover their sites, and how it can be frustrating to find their blogs hacked again just a few weeks later.

In this interview, I will talk with Jason Cohen about WordPress security and his new WPEngine hosting company that aims to protect your WP blogs better than any traditional shared hosting provider.
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Tweet Week: September 27 – October 3, 2010

04 Oct 10   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

New WP hosting, ASP.Net patch, Safe Browsing for network admins, what’s riskier than porn … »»