security

CloudFlare and Your Google Crawl Stats

by Michael on November 20, 2013 · 0 comments

About six weeks ago, I started using CloudFlare on another site of mine. For those that are unaware, CloudFlare is a content delivery network (CDN) and distributed DNS service that is intended to improve site performance and security.

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How to Change Your WordPress Username

by Michael on September 2, 2012 · 0 comments

You can help secure your WordPress site by making sure that you’re not using a predictable username. A naïve hacker has to guess both your username and your password. If your username can be easily guessed, their job is much easier.

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Do you ever need to share sensitive computer documents with others? If so, please resist the temptation to send them in the clear via e-mail. Instead, you should take a few simple steps to secure your information.

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I recently needed to change the password for one of my MySQL database logins. The good news is that, once I figured out the proper syntax, it was very easy to do. Here’s the rundown of how to do it…

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Securing WordPress

by Michael on June 6, 2008 · 0 comments

After yesterday’s excitement with one of my WordPress installs getting hacked, I though I’d point out an interesting article on securing WordPress: Hardening WordPress I haven’t read it closely yet, but it looks quite useful.

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