How to make PHP OPcache perform even better! Now that you have optimized your PHP realpath_cache_size configuration, it is time to turn to OPcache. With just a few tweaks you can make OPcache perform much better, here is how…
All it takes is one tiny little packet…
BIND 9.x is vulnerable for a remote Denial of Service, where a tiny magic packet can cause BIND 9.x to stop and exit named with a REQUIRE assertion failure. All the attacker needs to send is a specially – and deliberately – constructed packet to exploit an error in the handling of queries for TKEY records.
Revived Wire Media’s PHP File Manager got some issues…
Sijmen Ruwhof, who also analysed the malware spread through NU.nl back in 2012, found some serious security vulnerabilities in a PHP web application called “PHP File Manager”. One, among others, is a backdoor for Revived Wire Media to use. How sick is that?! Another vulnerability makes it easy to download confidential files.
Saotn.org now provides the WordPress REST API (WP API), for you to use my posts to fill your website. How great is that?! :) But what is a REST API exactly, and what can I do with it?
For either Piwik Analytics or Google Analytics.
In my WordPress multisite, I use one theme for three sites and Piwik for analytics. Unfortunately I can’t use the WP-Piwik plugin – yet – to add the tracking code to my websites, because my websites are on SSL (I think). Here is how I used a condition in my
functions.php to add the tracking code.
It is important to protect your WordPress website from brute-force attacks, and various security plugins exist in doing so. For the purpose of this article, I modified the WordPress Login Delay plugin with a fixed delay of three seconds for my
wp-login.php page. This provides you with an easy to use method of protecting your WordPress login form (but do read the caveats!).