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A Message from IT: Pingbacks and keeping your WordPress site safe

Posted on Monday, March 17th, 2014 by Breon Williams under Plugins, Security, WordPress, WordPress Security. Tags: , , , , ,

It has come to our attention that attackers are misusing a standard WordPress feature called pingbacks to perform Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attacks. More than 162,000 WordPress sites (including some WordPress sites on campus) have been identified as participants in the most recent attack. Since this technique abuses standard WordPress functionality, your site does not have to be hacked […]

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Update to iOS, OS 7: How to close apps

Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Kevin Shoffner under Apple, iOS, Mobile. Tags: , , ,

A while back there was an article about how to close iPad apps to help the performance of your device.  With the new iOS 7update, this process is even simplier. When you hold down the power button just for a second or so you will see lots of small and large icons of the apps […]

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