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Serious Security Flaws Found in Jetpack – upgrade to 4.0.4 NOW

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Wow – lots of serious security vulnerabilities discovered this week! In addition to Monday’s required WordPress core update, serious vulnerabilities have just been found in the widely used Jetpack plugin for WP.  You can get the details on the Jetpack security exploits that were discovered from the WordFence blog (which does a better job of explaining the security issues) […]

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Critical WordPress Core Update 4.5.3 includes Security Fixes

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Update Your WordPress Sites to v4.5.3 ASAP to Avoid Security Exploits WordPress 4.5.3 has been released to address a number of security issues that had been discovered.  All users with WordPress 2.5.2 or earlier should update immediately.  After all, who wants their WP site to be hacked, right? Don’t wait. WordPress 4.5.3 also includes 17 […]

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Why So Slow?? The Joys of Slow Queries in the Database

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Wow. What happened – my site is now so sloooooooooow! I’ve been away from the computer for quite some time.  My husband was diagnosed with end-stage liver disease out of nowhere last year and I’m his sole caregiver – it’s been brutal and terrifying.  He’s having a wave of feeling somewhat better so I jumped onto the […]

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WordPress Critical Security Update v4.2.2

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Make sure that you’re keeping your WordPress sites up-to-date!!! WordPress 4.2.2 Security and Maintenance Release has been released, and addresses a number of bug fixes as well as patches a number of security exploits. It’s very easy to upgrade.  There are all sorts of plugins out there which will help you backup your database — do this […]

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