Heads up folks this would apply to not just Wordpress but any php app's config files being edited by VIM or VI linux text editors 1% of CMS-Powered Sites Expose Their Database Passwords » Feross.org Centmin Mod and created command shortcuts by default is set to use nano text editor on line 6 of centmin.sh. However, some folks prefer to use linux text editors like VIM or VI and there is nothing stopping folks from editing using their preferred linux text editors. For instance to edit MySQL settings file in SSH via linux text editor you can to either Code: nano /etc/my.cnf Code: vim /etc/my.cnf Code: vi /etc/my.cnf to edit the file. However, nano doesn't do auto backups by default but still do temp files. The exploit 1% of CMS-Powered Sites Expose Their Database Passwords » Feross.org I think @Matt prefers VIM ?