Access can be obtained to the htaccess file on a non-Su PHP server if it's permissions are left with the write bit set for "group" and/or "others". Alternatively if a folder has these bits set, and a file called…"
"Thanks for that reply, Nick. I'll give that a whizz later on. I'll also do a check of all the other sites I've been involved with.
What I'm unsure of if how anyone could get access to the htaccess file? Would the Wordpress…"
We spoke just now. I'm sorry to hear you had trouble with hackers.
caxton-books.co.uk is hosted on a webserver running SuPHP. With servers running SuPHP, there is no need to have any file writeable by "group" or…"
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Over this weekend, I've discovered that at least two of my Wordpress sites had been hacked - specifically, the .htaccess files had been changed to attempt to download a Trojan onto the user's computer.I've had a look round, and I'm not sure exactly what I should do to protect myself against this in future. My .htaccess files had 644 permissions, which I've now changed to 444. Is there anything else I could / should do?TIA.GeraldSee More
"Definitely cleaner and easier to use, Harvey.
Slightly off topic - a friend was discussing hosting with me, and he dutifully clicked through my affiliate link. What he did was to check all the hosting options, and then select the hosting. Then he…"
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Another great article. Thanks.
Once again, one of the solutions to highly-ranked sites is good, frequently-updated, relevant content. But specific pointers, such as using related keywords in the content, will be most useful, especially…"
It's a nice-looking site. I like the design and the colour scheme. One thing I would think about, and that is widening the main box for more text, and laying it out better. At the moment, your site is only around 780 pixels wide, and I…"
More and more people are using video to supplement their website and blog content. A lot of the "Internet Marketing" gurus are adding 'teaser' videos for their subscription services. And a lot of the subscription…"