Securing Joomla! installations

Thursday, 3 January 2008, 12:38 PM EST

Joomla! is a well-known content management system. Installation is a breeze and consists of six click-next steps. However, a default Joomla! installation is not necessarily a secure one, so let's see how we can protect our portal from potential attackers.

The first rule of security when it comes to Joomla! is "update frequently," because whenever a new version comes out, it usually comprises several user-reported bug and security fixes. If your host allows it, use PHP5 instead of PHP4, because it's more advanced and offers better security.

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