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ArtLung posts tagged with “security”


  • Suspicious Activity: “An admin user with the username backup was created outside of WordPress”

    On 14 February 2018, WordFence alerted me to highly suspicious behavior. This is the format of the email I received from WordFence version 4.9.3: This email was sent from your website “[REDACTED BLOG NAME]” by the Wordfence plugin. Wordfence found the following new issues on “[REDACTED BLOG NAME]”. Alert generated at Wednesday 14th of February…


  • WordFence is vital for self-hosted WordPress instances.

    I’ve been hosting WordPress websites for a long time. This blog I migrated to WordPress in 2004. I had experience with it running San Diego Blog which started on B2 and I converted to WordPress in Summer 2004. So I’ve been hosting WordPress a long time. There’s a reason the software is popular. It’s free,…


  • Interview about Bradley Manning; New Header

    Pay attention to this: Interview of Alexa O’Brien @carwinb by @theharryshearer on Le Show is riveting on the Bradley Manning Trial. Listen @ kcrw.com/etc/programs/ls — Joe Crawford (@artlung) May 6, 2013 Additionally, I made a new header. First header I’ve made since 2011.