Troj/PHPShll-B malware in WordPress wp-config.php file!

Suspicious codes found in Wordpress wp-config.php file A Sophos Senior Threat Researcher, Paul O Baccas found a malware codename, Troj/PHPShll-B in a Wordpress wp-config.php file that was installed in one of their IT department friend's website. This malware was first detected by SophosLabs automated systems as Mal/Badsrc-C from the downloaded index.html file. Further Continue reading "Troj/PHPShll-B malware in WordPress wp-config.php file!"...

VaultPress Review – Ultimate WordPress Backup Solution

VaultPress - A WordPress backup solution by Automattic I received my VaultPress Golden Ticket a few weeks ago. I thought the ticket has no expiration date but I was wrong. Nearly to its expiration date which was yesterday, I decided to use and install VaultPress in one of my blogs. And here is my VaultPress review... Continue reading "VaultPress Review – Ultimate WordPress Backup Solution"...

Genesis Framework – What’s your opinion?

Genesis Framework by Studiopress It's been 3 years since the last time I changed CypherHackz.Net theme layout on 26 October 2007. This theme, CypherFS DarkSide was designed and coded by myself. And I think it is time to have a fresh look of CypherHackz.Net and use Genesis as the framework. Why Genesis? Well mostly because I see there are some of the popular bloggers are using Continue reading "Genesis Framework – What’s your opinion?"...

Automatic Update Copyright Year in WordPress Footer

It is new year guys. Have you update the copyright year in your Wordpress footer? Make sure it is year 2011 and not 2010. :-P Here is a tip that you can use to automatically update the copyright year. Open up your footer.php theme file, and add this line: <p>Copyright &copy; 2005 - <?php echo date('Y'); ?> yoursitename.com</p> The PHP date('Y'); Continue reading "Automatic Update Copyright Year in WordPress Footer"...

W3 Total Cache – Best WordPress Cache Plugin

*** Happy New Year 2011 to all my readers... ;) *** Previously, I was using WP Super Cache plugin to cache my blogs. Unfortunately, the plugin had made my blog vulnerable and a hacker was successfully infiltrated into my server through the cache folder created by the plugin. All my index files have been replaced with the hacker message. Since the incident, I have stopped using Continue reading "W3 Total Cache – Best WordPress Cache Plugin"...