[wp-hackers] Advice on possible malware affecting multiple sites on same server

Patty Ayers patty at ayersvirtual.com
Fri Jul 26 23:24:26 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 5:38 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Patty Ayers <patty at ayersvirtual.com>
> wrote:
> > Hm, really, ok. I can certainly do that. Might be a problem for my
> clients
> > at times, but then again, nobody's using GIFs all that much anyway.
> >
> > So that would be caused by settings on the server, sounds like.
> Yes and no... it's caused by the particular version of GD running on
> the machine and the support it has for various images. GD is an older
> image library.
> WordPress 3.6 will support an alternate library called "ImageMagick",
> if your server has that installed and enabled. However, you may not
> have that and thus won't see any change if not.
> -Otto

Ah, ok, that helps. This is new to me. Thanks, Otto.


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