Security

WordPress 4.7.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.7.2 Security Release

WordPress 4.7.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.7.1 is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.5.3 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 4.5.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.5.2 Security Release

WordPress 4.5.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.4.2 fixes 17 bugs from 4.4 and 4.4.1. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.


WordPress 4.4.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.4.1 fixes 52 bugs from 4.4. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.


WordPress 4.2.4 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.2.4 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.2.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.2.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.2.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.2.1 Security Release

WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 4.1.2 Security Release

WordPress versions 4.1.1 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could enable anonymous users to compromise a site.


WordPress 4.0.1 Security Release

WordPress 4.0.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release

This release fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing, reported by Nir Goldshlager of the Salesforce.com Product Security Team.


WordPress 3.8.2 Security Release

WordPress 3.8.2 is now available. This is an important security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.


WordPress 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security Release

After nearly 7 million downloads of WordPress 3.6, we are pleased to announce the availability of version 3.6.1. This maintenance release fixes 13 bugs in version 3.6, which was a very smooth release.


Passwords and Passphrases, you’re most common security measure

The first and most common piece of security everyone is aware of and using is a password or hopefully a passphrase.


Privacy and Security in uncertain times

Recently I was at a conference and the subject of computer and Internet security came up.  That, coupled with all that has been in the news lately, helped me decide to do a series of posts covering some of my general security suggestions.