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Updating wp-ban to include bad URLs

I’ve posted a while back. Now I’m getting tired of these bozos trying to hack my system in vain, wasting my bandwith and driving up fake page views on my StatPress. So I decided to patch wp-ban to include what I considered bad URLs. Since I’ll be using wp-ban, it should go without saying that […]

Posted on September 6th, 2009 under Security  •  2 Comments

Updating WordPress StatPress for bing

As you may know, Microsoft released its search engine (they call it decision engine) sometime last June 2009. The new search engine is bing. Since they launched, I’ve been waiting for an update of StatPress to include bing. After waiting for almost 2 months with no updates, I thought I’ll take matters into my own […]

Posted on July 23rd, 2009 under Administration  •  No Comments

_PHPLIB[libdir] Cross Site Scripting Exploit Explained

Lately, I’ve seen an increased attack of bad people trying to run XSS exploit on this website using _PHPLIB[libdir] exploit. It alarmed me a bit as I didn’t really know about that particular exploit. Obviously I wanted to make sure that my site is not vulnerable for it. So I did a little bit digging. […]

Posted on July 21st, 2009 under PHP, Security  •  No Comments

Banning Attributor Bot from your WordPress.

I’m not sure if it bugs you or not. If you’re reading this, chances are that you probably gets bugged by their activities. basically is a service to monitor your content and can notify you if someone uses parts of your article, images, or video without your consent. The idea is good. I even […]

Posted on February 9th, 2009 under Administration  •  No Comments