OWASP WordPress Vulnerability Scanner

WordPress makes up some large percentage of the web. As I’m writing this, web development firms all over the world are churning out WordPress sites for their clients. Some of these installs are vanilla and basic, yet some come with exceedingly complicated plugin/theme combinations. WordPress’ ease of use is a double edged sword. The positive side being a developer may complete a feature rich, member’s only website in one day. The negative being, a multitude of plugins and code snippets written by other developers are included in these projects (other wise they wouldn’t be completed within a day). A good developer will make good choices as to what plugins to use, a novice developer may not be able to tell, and things can become dangerous.

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Removing the 512MB size limit on All-in-One WP Migration Plugin

Update October 25th, 2018: As of version 6.78 the plugin now no longer supports file imports via the code found on the Wordpress plugin repository. The plugin author forces a “free” plugin download from outside of the Wordpress plugin repo in order to import from a file. This is very dangerous do not download code from outside the plugin repo like they’re recommending. The author’s code for this additional plugin will not be audited by the Wordpress plugin audit team, nor will it be licensed the same as that of the code on the plugin repository. This code could do damn near anything in the future, and if you use it, and update it, you’re trusting them 100% with your site’s security.

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Nexus 5 CM12 Setup Part 1

Within the same week, my girlfriend and I both found ourselves without phones. Her Galaxy took a soaking in the ladies room, and my late Nexus 5 had ceased to charge despite all repair effort. So now, I find myself with two fresh Nexus 5’s, a white for my girlfriend and a black one for myself, running Android Lolipop 5.0.1

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