WordPress 4.6.1 is secure compared with earlier versions.

WordPress has proved to be the top and most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world. Nearly 26% of the web is powered by WordPress, as of March 2016. Since it is one of the largely used CMS, the threats are wide open, and the data are vulnerable to security risks. WordPress community is one of the most active community offering continuous support. When it comes to security, secure your WordPress website with the available plugins developed by the community.

WordPress 4.6.1As a recent announcement, WordPress has launched 4.6.1 update focusing more on improving the data security and also, insisted everyone update their sites immediately to avoid security breach in any norms. The main reason for this updates is that the previous versions 4.6 and earlier were affected by two security issues:

  • Path traversal vulnerability
  • Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Version Release Details:

Reported by Dominik Schilling, the path traversal vulnerability was in the update package uploader. He is the member of the WordPress security team and led the WordPress 4.6 development. This threat paves the way for the attackers to gain unauthorized access to restricted directories and files using HTTP exploit. The second is a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the images filenames, reported by Cengiz Han Sahin, a SumOfPwn researcher. Using this threat, the attackers can inject malicious JavaScript code into the software through a crafted image file. Many bug hunters and security researchers of various levels of expertise gathered for a big bug hunting session to ensure they make WordPress more secure by identifying the security issues and patching it.

WordPress has patched these vulnerabilities in this release which makes the update the most secured compared with 4.6 and earlier versions. The release not only came out with the security patches but also with 15 other bug fixes from WordPress 4.6. The bug fixes include the strange behavior of backspace, email server setup, RTL problem, plugin install infinite loop errors and more. Get the complete fixes details from the Core.

Is this update necessary?

It is an apparent fact that updates are mandatory as updates carry fixes of bugs. WordPress is considered to be the world’s most popular CMS, and it’s open source which means the codes are available free. The attackers can plan for a security attack for various reasons using the loop-holes in the base codes. WordPress team is on top as they continually monitor and alters the codes to make it secured. WordPress 4.6.1 is one such as it carries two security patches along with 15 other bug fixes. It clearly states that when updated to 4.6.1, the WordPress websites are sure to be secured from vulnerabilities.

Who are the contributors?

WordPress has also listed the contributors of this version, Hulse, Robert D Payne, Drew Jaynes, Marius L. J. (Clorith), Felix Arntz, Fredrik Forsmo, Gary Pendergast, Ian Dunn, Ionut Stanciu, Jeremy Felt, Joe McGill, Pascal Birchler, Sergey Biryukov, geminorum, and Triet Minyy

How To Update?

Log in to your dashboard and click “Update Now” from Updates menu or download WordPress 4.6.1. Sites that support automatic background updates have already begun to update to the newer WordPress version.

Project Management – Do it the best way to succeed

Businesses are now evolving to newer heights and the practices are changing according to the needs of the businesses and customers. Project management is a tedious task as it involves time and money and even a small damage might cost high. When done properly, it might help save time along with bringing in proper prospects. Many software development companies and also web and mobile apps development companies are focusing more on project management techniques to improve the performance. This infographic has everything you need to know about proper project management.

Project-Management

Using LinkedIn Ads for Business? Here is what you need to know

LinkedIn is a popularly known social networking website for professionals around the world. It helps corporates to know information about professionals and techies. Many mid and enterprise level companies have started using LinkedIn ads to promote their business and related services. As it a network with professionals from all around the world, it is proving to bring more leads than any other available social networking websites.

LinkedIn-Infographic

Let’s Travel Together – You & We with Shopify

eCommerce industry is growing rapidly, and the modernization in the same made the shop owners to revamp their whole online store. Shopify is a leading eCommerce platform that allows customers to hold and design their store with all the updated features. K2B Solutions is persuading hard to help the customers around the world to cherish in their business concerning the growing modern world techniques. We always suggest our clients have their eCommerce store developed using Shopify as it has almost every features. Here, we invite the eCommerce store authorities to travel with us towards the success.

Shopify-Infographic

Top 10 Technology Trends of 2016

Top 10 Technology Trends of 2016 – Inforgraphic

The new year has began and lot of us expect many new thing to happen this year. 2016 is said to be a year with lot of surprises for the technology industries like web designing and development industry, virtual and augmented reality industry, Smart devices industry and many other. This infographic depicts the very important, top 10 technology trends of 2016.

Top Technology Trends

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Digital Transformation 2016 – K2B Solutions

Digital transformation is the use of any digital technology to offer best-in-the-class services, practices and experiences. It also has many advantages as it helps every organization to stay in the race of this digital market. the below inforgraphic has everything you need to know about digital transformation in 2016.

Digital Transformation 2016

Author-bio: K2B Solutions, the top-notch web design company in India, have expertise in PHP, Android, iOS, eCommerce, WordPress and more technologies. We have a very good expert team of qualified professionals who provide customized and quality web and mobile app services to our global clients.