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Vulnerability httpoxy for PHP, Go, Python and others

A CGI application vulnerability called httpoxy was announced in July with coordinated disclosure from many vendors. httpoxy is a set of vulnerabilities that affect application code running in CGI, or CGI-like environments.  The vulnerability allows an attacker to remotely set the HTTP_PROXY environment variable on affected servers which can lead to a number of bad

RSS, email and social media connection

RSS was meant to be a different way to present content. RSS technology evolution in online publishing promised to make it really easy to not only publish regular updates to web-based content, but also keep track of a large number of your favorite websites or blogs, without having to remember to check each site manually

Security tips for WordPress blogging

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web: WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015. This blog runs on WordPress. WordPress users may install and switch between themes and it plugin architecture allows users to extend its features. It support mobile well:

The Golden Age of Tech Blogging?

Is the golden age of Tech Blogging over or not? Here are two views: End of an Era: The Golden Age of Tech Blogging is Over article tells that like the film industry, the Golden Era is the emergence period, when fresh innovation in a new medium is born. New techniques, revolutionary content, and different

Bad WordPress hole found

Worst WordPress hole for five years affects 86% of sites article tells a dangerous cross-site scripting (XSS) hole has been found in WordPress. It will affect millions of sites. An estimated 86 per cent of WordPress websites are vulnerable a dangerous cross-site scripting (XSS) hole in the popular comment system plugin “WP-Statistics”.  The WP-Statistics plugin

WordPress backups

I mentioned in my Blogging security tips that backups are very important. Backing up is one of the most important things to do when running a website. There are so many things that can go wrong. Especially if you’ve been blogging for years, you really cannot afford to loose all that data that you’ve worked

Blogging security tips

I get every now and then comments on the WordPress like this: “I’m getting fed up of WordPress because I’ve had problems with hackers and I’m looking at options for another platform.” My comments to those is normally that I use WordPress platform. WordPress is a good platform when you configure it correctly, remember backup