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I work for a hosting company. On average, I’ll clean up at least 3-4 WordPress sites each month for our clients. Most of the time, they’re running on old versions of WordPress and have at least a dozen plugins going (half of them in need of updating).

Recently, I decided to go official and started K5 Web Security to help people on a larger scale. If you know of someone in need, send em my way!

Untangle your network

October 17, 2013 — Leave a comment

Whether you’re the admin of your office network or your home network (or both), it’s always a good idea to have security and order in place. Untangle is software that you can install as the operating system on a machine. They have lite versions of their apps which are free of charge and quite useful!

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If you don’t have a need for certain international visitors to your Linux server, its easy to block them out!  First, you’ll need to make sure that CSF is installed.  You can follow our guide on installing csf to get this accomplished.  Once that’s done, read on to block access from Russia, China, etc.. Continue Reading…

There are a couple of ways that I lock it down.. I won’t get into specifics because I don’t want you (or you!) trying to find it, but I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen an old phpMyAdmin install just sitting on someone’s server waiting for someone to type in the correct login and password and screw up your day. Continue Reading…