How To Secure WordPress Without Security Plugins

WordPress is a very popular piece of software and it’s for this reason that it is highly targeted by those looking to hack your website. There are a bunch of ways to protect your WordPress Website from being hacked and I’ve covered some of the best practices in other articles but in this post I Read full article…

WordPress 4.7.5 Security Release – Update Immediately

WordPress has just released a Security and Maintenance Update. The new version is WordPress 4.7.5. It’s important that you confirm that your website has been automatically updated. Update WordPress to 4.7.5 There were 6 Security Issues that were addressed and 3 maintenance issues resolved with this latest release. Note, your website should have automatically updated Read full article…

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Free SSL Certificates for Your Website

By now you’ve probably heard that Google wants websites to use SSL Certificates. But do you know what they are, how they work and how much they cost? In this article we are going to explore a FREE, yes FREE SSL Provider named Let’s Encrypt. What Are SSL Certificates? SSL Certificates stand for Secure Sockets Read full article…

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WordPress Security Plugins?

What’s the Best WordPress Security Plugins? WordPress powers well over 25% of the modern web. It’s popularity and wide spread usage is also why hackers like to target websites powered by WordPress. That being said, WordPress is actually very secure and since it is actively maintained by a talented group of developers, whenever an issue Read full article…

WordPress 4.7.2 Update

WordPress has pushed out the latest version of its popular content management platform, a security release that comes 2 weeks after the most recent update. The new version is 4.7.2, and WordPress’s announcement tell users it’s an important one: “This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your Read full article…

WordPress 4.7.1 Update

The WordPress team has been hard at work fixing 69 issues that include 8 Security issues and 61 bugs. Most sites should automatically be updated but if your site hasn’t yet, then it’s recommended that you immediately log into your website and update. 8 Security Patches Remote Code Execution in PHPMailer has been patched. The Rest Read full article…

Should You Disable the WordPress REST API?

The WordPress REST API Let me first state that the REST API has been in the works for quite some time and is backed by very talented developers looking to add to the functionality that WordPress provides to it’s users and developers. It brings with it a ton of features that will continue to keep Read full article…

What is Two Factor Authentication

Double Your Security with Two Factor Authentication You might have heard of the concept Two Factor Authentication or Two-Step Authentication. These are terms used to describe how you can increase your security when accessing online accounts or services. What does Two Factor Authentication Do? Typically, when you log into a website or account you use Read full article…

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How To Stay Safe Online – Cyber Security

Cyber Security In Depth Security in Depth is what’s needed in today’s Internet Connected World. Security is a mindset. You need to protect your privacy at all costs. The difficult decision is choosing between Ease of Access and being Extremely Secure. I recommend being secure over convenience. Protect your Home Network – Router Your Router Read full article…

Uninstall Quicktime on Windows – Security Alert

It’s official, Apple is no longer supporting QuickTime for Windows. No more security updates or patches. This is concerning, especially since two security flaws have been identified which affect QuickTime for Windows. As noted by Trend Micro in their blog post, their zero day initiative has found two vulnerabilities in the platform. The best action Read full article…

How to Keep Your WordPress Website Secure

WordPress is hands down the most popular Content Management System / Framework in use today. More than 25% of the modern web is powered by WordPress. With such a large number of websites built with this software it’s no wonder that it has become the target of hackers. How can you protect your WordPress Powered Read full article…

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Ashley Madison Data Released – Hacked

Hackers from The Impact Team took responsibility for breaching the servers of a website dedicated to cheaters called Ashley Madison resulting in the loss of source code, customer records, financial information and detailed personal fantasies of  nearly 40 million members of the site. The Impact Team released a statement demanding that Avid Media, the company behind AshleyMadison.com and EstablishedMen.com Read full article…

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Can your Car be Hacked & Self Driving Cars

We have all been hearing about the latest hacks that have been hitting major websites recently like the 21.5 million federal employees who have had there private information stolen or Sony which was publicaly embarrased for the movie “The Interview” which they were forced not to release in theaters. But have you ever thought about Read full article…

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Benefits of Using Password Managers

Everyday we are made aware of another major website getting hacked. The latests news revealed that companies like Sony, Chase, Forbes, Home Depot, Target and many other large companies with Billions of Dollars in yearly revenue are hacked by individual hackers or large networks of hackers. How are they hacked you might ask. There are Read full article…

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Mega Breach – Hackers Collect 1.2 Billion Passwords

Time to Change Your Passwords! Russian Hackers have collected over 1.2 Billion username and passwords along with over 500 Million email addresses from 420,000 websites ranging from small blogs to large fortune 500 companies. This is the largest known security breach and is a reminder that online security is something to pay attention too. As the Read full article…

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