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Major WordPress Security Risks Leave Sites Vulnerable

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A serious Wordpress security vulnerability has been found by Nir Goldshlager, a member of the security team at Salesforce.com. The vulnerability leaves sites open to a DoS attack involving XML documents, similarly to a billion laughs attack or an XML bomb. Drupal sites could also fall victim to this attack.

Wordpress security risks are always a major concern, as the latest numbers from W3Techs show that almost 23 percent of the top 10 million sites use the content management system. According to several sources, WordPress is used by at least 60 million sites.

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Five Things That Make Your Wordpress Blog Look Professional

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It is estimated that nearly one hundred new blogs are started every minute. Simple math dictates that a single day presents tens of thousands of potential new competitors that are intent on stealing your readership. How then do you construct a successful Wordpress blog that will allow you to stay ahead of the competition?

Obviously, your blog needs to contain interesting and useful content. However, regardless of how captivating the content may be, it won't turn heads and capture the number of visitors that you are looking for unless it looks and feels professional.

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