[wp-hackers] Wordpress 2.6 Security Question

Gaarai gaarai at gaarai.com
Mon Jul 28 20:49:05 GMT 2008

If the plugin is coded properly, it won't affect the operation at all. I 
have yet to actually use a plugin that doesn't function with a different 
prefix, so I would say the chances of having a problem are quite small.

- Chris

Gary Creed wrote:
> I've installed the plugin "WP Security Scan" on a fresh install of  
> Wordpress 2.6 running on a
> Apache server at hostgator & the plugin says this about my table prefix.
> Your table prefix should not be wp_. Click here to change it.
> Change your database table prefix to mitigate zero-day SQL
> Injection attacks.
> I'm going to be installing WP Super Cache or Hyper Cache to keep my 
> server
> from crashing if I get a lot of traffic.
> If I change wp_. to say ab_. will it affect the cache plugings and the
> SQL database & will I have any future problems with the database.
> Best Regards!
> Larry Reed
> highbids at gmail.com
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