Each and every day, The WP Butler checks your site for known plugin vulnerabilities and automatically applies updates to those plugins to keep your site secure.
In the past few weeks, I’ve been making improvements all over the place, for existing clients, potential clients and visitors.
It’s been quite a while since I posted anything here. It’s not that I haven’t been around, or have stopped offering this service: in fact, quite the opposite. I’ve been so busy that I’ve let some things slide, including posting new content to this site. As such, I would like to apologise, if any of […]
What do Gravity Forms, WordPress SEO by Yoast, WPML and WooCommerce have in common? Sure, they’re all massively popular and useful WordPress plugins but I was thinking more that over the past month or two, they’ve all had to release a number of security updates that address critical security flaws. As I have written about […]
A cross-site scripting vulnerability was brought to the WordPress core team’s attention late yesterday and within a few hours, an update was released. This vulnerability affects all versions of WordPress, so you are encouraged to update your site to version 4.2.1 as soon as possible. Clients of The WP Butler have already had their sites updated […]
Sucuri recently identified a security flaw in the fairly popular caching plugin, WP Super Cache. The cross-site scripting (XSS) issue allows hackers to insert script into pages for execution or use by others. Users of WP Super Cache are encouraged to update to version 1.4.4 or later as soon as possible. All clients of The […]
Earlier today, a security release for the insanely popular WordPress SEO by Yoast was issued, fixing a potentially serious security flaw. With the issue patched and the vulnerability now common knowledge, it is imperative that all users of WordPress SEO by Yoast update their plugins so that they patch this bug. All clients of The […]
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Earlier today, Sucuri released information about a vulnerability in InfiniteWP, which is the tool used by The WP Butler to perform some of the maintenance tasks for my clients. As soon as the vulnerability was disclosed, I immediately updated the InfiniteWP plugin on all of my clients’s sites to ensure that the vulnerability was not […]