Patching the Internet in Realtime: Fixing the Current WordPress Brute Force Attack

Published on April 11, 2013 11:23PM by Matthew Prince.

Patching the Internet in Realtime: Fixing the Current WordPress Brute Force Attack

There is currently a significant attack being launched at a large number of WordPress blogs across the Internet. The attacker is brute force attacking the WordPress administrative portals, using the username "admin" and trying thousands of passwords. It appears a botnet is being used to launch the attack and more ...

Vid Luther from ZippyKid “We can’t stop growing and we don’t want to”

Published on August 15, 2012 05:57PM by Kristin Tarr.

Vidis the founder and CEO of ZippyKid, the leader in WordPress hosting. Vid has taken the work he did at Third Party Code (the company he founded before ZippyKid), and productized it into ZippyKid.

ZippyKid focuses purely on WordPress, specifically hosting, securing, and scaling popular WordPress websites. Vid is ...

Ben Metcalfe from WP Engine weighs in on a new breed of hosting, using social media for support, and how he missed out on @ben

Published on August 07, 2012 01:45AM by Kristin Tarr.

Ben Metcalfe is the definition of an Internet professional. With more than 11 years industry experience under his belt, Ben has previously spent time working on the development of MySpace and websites at the BBC.

He is the founder of two companies, Swordfish Corp and WP Engine. Having used the ...