"Many of us at ProfHacker rely on WordPress. I use it for everything frommanaging my academic web presence to hosting online course materials and communities. This means I have a lot of out-of-date sites that serve their purpose for one semester and live on only as archives. Ever since WordPress 3.6 came out (ok, and for a year before that) I’ve been planning on taking a day to update all these installations and manage my server. Last week, I opened my email to find a message from my hosting provider entitled “WordPress Attack.” I checked my website and realized the scripts had been shut down entirely. Thankfully, it was before the semester started
Amy’s written in the past about securing your online life, which can be quite involved for people like me who live “in the cloud.” Here are a few tips for securing your website."