Identity Theft and Phishing

Phishing. What is it? And how to protect yourself from it. Let’s say you get an email from your bank. You’ve gotten email from your bank before, but this one stands out from the others. It says “Changes were made to your personal information. Please click the link below to verify your changes.” Now, what… Continue reading Identity Theft and Phishing

Domain Name Security Measures To Keep Your Online Property Safe

You may be able to protect your tangible property with security guards, CCTV surveillance and electric fences, but what about protecting your domain name? If you thought that domain names don’t need protection, then you are mistaken. Every domain name which is in use is continuously appreciating in price. This means that if the wrong… Continue reading Domain Name Security Measures To Keep Your Online Property Safe

5 Ways to Find Out If Your WordPress Website Has Been Hacked

With the advent of technology, the art of hacking has also undergone a huge metamorphosis. Today, in the event of the security of your WordPress site being compromised, it’s impossible to tell from the first look that something has gone wrong. Instead of inserting some random text on the website, hackers have resorted to injecting… Continue reading 5 Ways to Find Out If Your WordPress Website Has Been Hacked

Problems With Self Signed Certificate

Problem #1: Frequent Display of Security Warnings Self Signed SSL certificates often display security warnings because browsers such as Internet Explorer (IE) do not recognize these certificates. Every browser has a defined list of ‘Trusted Root Certification Authorities’ – some publicly available, some not – and will scan web servers to see if an SSL… Continue reading Problems With Self Signed Certificate

Internet Security Guidance

With the increasing real risk of abuse on the internet, cyber security is increasingly important and you are strongly commended to consider and implementing the following and creating/nurturing a culture within the business/organisation of awareness, good practice conscious behaviour, and understanding of the real potential and actual risks. Just imagine what it might be like… Continue reading Internet Security Guidance

WordPress Security Tips and Hack Defense

From WordPress core, theme and plugin safety, to user name and password best practices and database backups. Other topics to consider include: layered security measures like using the .htaccess file to enable or disable features limiting file permissions black listing and white listing IPs disable file editing using HTTPS WordPress SecurityIf you run a large… Continue reading WordPress Security Tips and Hack Defense

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