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Archive for the ‘ Website Security ’ Category

Would you leave your home unlocked and the door open? #ad

Being careless about your security can cause your downfall. Unfortunately, according to the Ponemon Institute, 73%+ of website owners are doing the same to their business, with little or no security in place. The door is wide open to hackers. Is your site one of them? The sad truth is that you’re never too small […]

If Google ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy

We just noticed (a little late) that effective October, 2017 Google has taken action to build a more secure web by using their 50% share of the browser market to warn their Chrome customers whenever they visit a site that doesn’t have an SSL certificate. Fortunately, it didn’t impact us because we have had an […]

Who is lurking in your Wi-Fi?

In the last day or two, there has been an announcement by security boffins that the implementation of Wi-Fi security protections in many devices has been not quite as secure as it needs to be. As one reviewer puts it, it has been discovered that there is ” a fundamental flaw in the way Wi-Fi […]

WP Total Audit; We bought, installed on IM NewsWatch #ad

All sites have some risk of hacking, but WordPress sites are especially prone to hacking because they are all, by default, organized the same way so crooks can write software to explore the site, mine its data and plant malicious code. That’s a problem because, right now, your site may be at risk. But you […]

Why the missing “S” in HTTPS will hurt your site #ad

Google wants you to be ‘HTTPS’, a secure site. Secure sites are critical to visitor safety, and Google wants to only send traffic to safe sites. If you want to continue getting traffic from Google you need to make sure you can show people (and Google) an HTTPS URL. If Google says your site’s not […]

Your WordPress blog may be at risk of hacking #ad

WordPress is a popular platform for blogs and other websites. That’s because it’s so easy to use. People have flocked to this quick way to build and maintain a site, but this popularity has it’s dark side, too. So many people, all using the same online software, form a big target for hackers. When they […]

Protect your WordPress site from hackers, malware and more #ad

These are scary and they are real threats to your site: • Hackers • Botnets • Malware • Code Injections • SQL or XSS attacks. Technology experts are warning us about the risks to our site integrity and even survival if the bad guys get into our site’s back office. And unfortunately, WordPress (and the […]

Americans Aren’t Doing Enough to Protect Their Privacy Online

In a cautionary article on Bill Hardekopf reports that Americans are over-confident about how secure their passwords are. He refers to a study by Avast that finds “Nearly every American consumer (98%) believes they are creating safe passwords, but a recent study shows that only 6% are actually doing so.” It is a fair […]

TrafficShield stops hackers in their tracks #ad

You never want to have your website hacked. It’s even worse than having your PC hacked. The problem is that some hackers are very clever, and probe any weakness in your defenses in your site that they can find. By the way, WordPress sites are especially vulnerable. When they probe many WordPress sites they find […]

Has your WP site been hacked? 3 out of 4 have. #ad

We have warned you in the past about the risks of hacking for a WordPress site. The fact that there are millions of sites using WordPress, all of them configured by default the same way, means that when a crook finds his way into one site, he can find his way into almost all. If […]