The year was very intense for Internet security professionals. Every month, sometimes every week a serious, globally affecting vulnerability was disclosed to community and presented challenges for those who work with real world businesses, on the frontline of the Internet.
WordPress roadmap is one of the good examples how these challenges should be answered. Despite some added functionality, WP 4.2.1 is more a security update than feature-rich upgrade for your favourite CMS. Few hours ago a cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered, which could enable commenters to compromise a site. The vulnerability was discovered by Jouko Pynnönen.
Our clients are safe. We keep your websites updated.
Quick WP tip:
If you do not want to show widget on search results and the blog page, you can use this conditional tag with Widget Logic
!(is_search ( ) || is_home( ))
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs).
Our servers had been timely patched and our customers data did not leaked.
Our websites live in Amsterdam now. For the same money clients got twice the amount of resources on SSD-based servers.
Please contact me if you experienced any problems after migration of your websites.
Several customer domains are experiencing outage today. I am aware that there are issues affecting development server. I am working to get them resolved.
Update: 17:30 – server is running filesystem check.
Update: 18:20 – server is back online and being monitored