[wp-hackers] Hacked blogs

Mark E mark at simplercomputing.net
Sat Mar 28 04:30:08 GMT 2009

Lynne Pope wrote:
 > Ok....
 > WP 2.7.1 hacked.
 > On VPS with one other domain. The other domain contains one single
 > index.html file.
 > Both are jailed.
 > Running PHP 5.2.5 MySQL4.

If at all possible for your site add Suhosin to your PHP install. 
That'll help stop all sorts of bad stuff targeted directly at or through 


If you've got a shell with root access you can probably find a 
ready-made package to install. Otherwise you'll have to download it and 
compile it yourself. Not a big deal, but more work.


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