The 6 best WordPress plugins for your business’ blog

No matter whether you’re running a small business or operating a big company, you can benefit from using WordPress by setting up a clean website that attracts potential clients and customers. Although WordPress already comes with plenty of state-of-the-art standard features to get you started, plugins provide your website with

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12000 Phishing sites hosted on compromised WordPress installs

Stats compiled by Netcraft show that 12,000 WordPress installations were compromised in February and used in Phishing campaigns that targeted Apple customers and PayPal users. In addition, compromised WordPress installations were also the source of a significant amount of Web-based malware during the month.

Pulling the stats, more than

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WordPress tops for blogging and malware distribution

Internet security research and services company Netcraft has determined that sites running the WordPress blogging software are a major source of both phishing attacks and malware distribution.

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WordPress hosting: Do not try this at home!

Compromised WordPress blogs were used to host nearly 12,000 phishing sites in February. This represents more than 7% of all phishing
attacks blocked during that month, and 11% of the unique IP addresses that were involved in phishing.

WordPress blogs were also responsible for distributing a significant amount of
web-hosted malware

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article source: http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2014/03/24/wordpress-hosting-do-not-try-this-at-home.html

10 Must Have WordPress Plugins for 2014

With so many websites utilizing the WordPress content management system these days it has resulted in a large number of plugins available to webmasters. They help webmasters do everything from analyzing data on the site to helping improve the

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5 Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

While most WordPress templates either have built-in contact forms, or can be easily tweaked to include them using widgets, it’s often better to create your own contact form with a WordPress plugin. A good contact form gives your small business website a professional appearance, and helps you simplify managing your

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Time to Punish DMCA Takedown Abusers, WordPress Owners Say

copyright branded Time to Punish DMCA Takedown Abusers, WordPress Owners SayAlthough deceptively small considering its impact, Automattic is a company that touches hundreds of millions of Internet users every day. The company, best known for being behind the WordPress blogging and publishing platform, currently hosts more than 48 million sites on WordPress.com.

Servicing

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