Website Security Checkup – April 2017
Keeping your website software up to date is probably the single most important step for a secure website. Out of date software can make it easier for hackers to find ways to break into your website. For more information, see Software Maintenance & Website Security.
WordPress & Joomla Release Summary
Current release: 4.7.4 – NEW – Release date: April 20, 2017
More WordPress info
Quick overview of v4.7.4:
This release contains 47 maintenance fixes and enhancements, chief among them an incompatibility between the upcoming Chrome version and the visual editor, inconsistencies in media handling, and further improvements to the REST API.
Next scheduled release: 4.8, May-June, 2017
Current release: 3.7.0 – NEW SECURITY RELEASE – Release date: April 25, 2017
More Joomla info
Quick overview of security release 3.7.0:
- Over 700 improvements, including many features which make administration of Joomla! Web sites easier and more feature-rich.
- 8 low priority security updates
Next scheduled release: 3.8, 3rd Quarter 2017
SECURITY RELEASE means that security vulnerabilities have been found in the software and will be fixed by this release. To protect your site from hackers and malware, you should update to this release as soon as possible.
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