HostGator Warning!

Discussion in 'Web Design and Hosting' started by A8ch, Apr 12, 2013.

  1. A8ch

    A8ch Gold Member

    HostGator just published a warning (April 11, 2013) alerting the public to a global attack on WordPress installations across virtually every web host in existence. They recommend that you change your password to something with strong security: upper and lowercase letters, at least 8 characters long and include special characters such as (^%$#&@*). Read more here!

    Hermas
     
  2. FreeCashMan

    FreeCashMan Well-Known Member

  3. payment proof

    payment proof Well-Known Member

  4. YAGOOFT

    YAGOOFT Active Member

    No doubt, the hackers are getting more advanced every day, and this will hurt the search rankings even more for those using blogs and forums.

    Good luck to all,
     
  5. Diana MEYER

    Diana MEYER New Member

    Thanks Hermas (A8ch), this will help thousands of HostGator clients worldwide ... :) Hope that HostGator will take this seriously and upgrade their server security level to protect their clients...
     
  6. CatherineK

    CatherineK Member

    Thanks Hermas for sharing this and reminding everyone that security is important. Something often overlooked unfortunately! While passwords are paramount, it's amazing how many people still use "admin" as their username.
     
  7. whitney black

    whitney black Member

    Thanks for sharing this..I heard about this too. There are many Wordpress plugins for security..don't forget about those! I use Block Bad Queries and Limit Login Attempts, they both work great :)
     

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