Security

Reviewing WordPress 4.9.5 and the State of Platform Security

Reviewing WordPress 4.9.5 and the State of Platform Security

In its continual efforts to improve platform security, WordPress is at it again—this time with a new update, WordPress 4.9.5.

While not as substantial as the hastily-released 4.9.3/4.9.4 security updates back in February, it’s important for all users to understand the changes WordPress is making to its platform.

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The Basics of Website Security 6 Recommendations

The Basics of Website Security 6 Recommendations

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Securing your valuables used to be simple. In the digital age, it’s anything but. According to data by IBM, cyber attacks occur at the alarming rate of nearly three per minute, totaling over 1.5 million each year. In 2014, 47 percent of American adults had their personal information stolen, most frequently in large-scale corporate data breaches that exploited fundamental vulnerabilities in security infrastructure.

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Going Down In Flames 3 Damage  Control Strategies

Going Down In Flames 3 Damage Control Strategies

It’s an inevitability of ecommerce.

Accidents will happen. People will make mistakes. Your brand will stumble.

It doesn’t matter if they’re the fault of your team or the fault of your customers, but every once in a while, you’re bound to get some angry voices shouting at you. And when these voices arise, you’d better be ready. Every business in the online world needs a damage control strategy for when an irate customer tries to set fire to the ship.

We recommend the following three tactics to minimize the damage your brand might suffer.

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Your Private Information is Worth $0.0005

Your Private Information is Worth $0.0005

Businesses are paying top dollar to learn what you do, where you live, and who you are. Is this practice out of your control?

If you had to put a price tag on your personal info, how much would you say you’re worth?

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OK, Judge Me: Evaluating WordPress Plug-Ins

OK, Judge Me: Evaluating WordPress Plug-Ins

By some counts, there are over 15 bazillion WordPress plug-ins available today, narrowly outnumbering both the Kardashians and all of their former spouses. There are WordPress plug-ins for just about everything, from the super useful, such as those that identify spam in user comments, to the questionable, such as the one that puts random lyrics from the Louis Armstrong tune “Hello Dolly” on your admin pages. Seriously.

As you might expect, WordPress plug-ins vary widely in quality and usefulness. If you think you need to extend your WordPress site’s functionality with a plug-in, how do you know which one to choose?

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Latest Hacker Tricks: Ransomware

Latest Hacker Tricks: Ransomware

Good afternoon! If you’re reading this message, it means you’ve opened an email attachment that was delivered under the subject line: “Young lonely HOT WOMEN in your area want to meet YOU!!!” First, shame on you. Second, your computer is now permanently locked!

Well, don’t fret! You can have all of your precious documents, photos, and video files back! For just the low, low price of $5,000, we will deliver your private key, which will unlock your files with no further obligation on your part! But act fast! This offer ends in three days, at which time we’ll render all of your files completely inaccessible, including all of those webcam videos which we’re SURE you won’t want emailed to the members of your congregation.   

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