Website Security Checkup – August 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 Out of date software can make it easier for hackers to find ways to break into your website.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
There was 1 WordPress release in August.
Current release: 4.8.1 – NEW – Release date: August 2, 2017
More WordPress info
Quick overview of v4.8.1:
- Maintenance release containing 29 maintenance fixes and enhancements
- Fix for the rich Text widget
- Introduction of the Custom HTML widget
Next scheduled release: 4.9, November 2017
There was 1 Joomla release in August.
Current release: 3.7.5 – NEW – Release date: August 17, 2017
More Joomla info
Quick overview of release 3.7.5:
This is a bug fix release addressing a single bug that prevents new installations of Joomla! 3.7.4 with remote databases.
Next scheduled release: 3.8.0, September 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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