Manually Installing WordPress, the Race Against Time

WordPress is known for its ease of installation, generally taking five minutes or less. But there’s a considerable risk involved in manually installing it on a web host. Earlier this month, Vladimir Smitka, a security researcher from the Czech Republic, highlighted the risk in detail. Upon sharing the article on Twitter, I noticed quite a few people who exclaimed that they had no idea about this attack vector, myself included.

This post was originally published on Torque by Jeff Chandler.

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