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Basic Security on WordPress

Klint Finley has posted a very useful article “How To improve basic security on a fresh WordPress install” at Weblogtoolscollection. Some of the article applies to old WordPress installs.

The article covers:
Preliminary steps for securing your WordPress install
Changing defaults in WordPress to implement “security by obscurity”
Choosing strong passwords
Installing and configuring the Secure WordPress plugin
Keeping WordPress updated and backed up
First look at some advanced security measures

The article also advises on plugins, antivirus and other stuff, including: Secure WordPress plugin, WordPress Database Backup, AskApache Password Protect and Open Source Tripwire.

More at: http://weblogtoolscollection.com/archives/2010/04/15/how-to-improve-basic-security-on-a-fresh-wordpress-install/

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