Website Security

  • SQL Injection – The Old Trick that Keeps on Giving

    … If you’ve never heard of an SQL injection, don’t worry; it’s a term that only really entered the public consciousness in the last few years. Describing a way for hackers and other criminals to steal data, an SQL injection basically makes let’s malicious people inject bad code into a website’s database and then they can tamper with the website…

    The Blog Herald- 12 readers -
  • 4 Major Website Disasters In The 90’s

    … It’s almost expected at this point for the web to work flawlessly. And it’s easy to see why: Titans like AOL and Microsoft are just expected to run their websites and services as they’re supposed to be run. As a result, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that these services are subject to flaws and failures too. Especially when you consider all…

    The Blog Herald- 10 readers -
  • How To Restore Backups Inside Of cPanel

    … Ever mess something up on your site and have no idea what happened? What about accidentally delete a really important email and you can’t find it in your trash folder? I’ve had all of these things happen to me and have wasted sometimes DAYS at a time to fix them. To solve these problems and […] The post How To Restore Backups Inside Of cPanel…

    Ryan Gray/ IMGRINDin How To's- 9 readers -
  • Is Your Website Down Or IP Blocked?

    … By far the single biggest reason for our team getting cursed out via Live Chat, on the Phone, or though our Support Ticket System is customers reaching out that their site is down. I agree – downtime sucks! Working online there is not a more helpless feeling than not being able to reach your website. […] The post Is Your Website Down Or IP Blocked? appeared first on Startup Hero. …

    Ryan Gray/ IMGRIND- 12 readers -
  • BTXP 009: 15 Tips to Help Keep Your Blog Secure from Threats

    … to be a little bit more safe online. Security plugins and services for WordPress include BulletProof Security, Limit Login Attempts, Wordfence and Sucuri. I recommend David Steven-Jennings if you’d like to get a security audit done on your blog and/or blog servers. Sign up to Google Webmaster Tools if you haven’t already as they offer some good…

    Blog Tyrant- 7 readers -
  • Your Privacy or Your Safety: Is it Really a Zero Sum Game?

    … often used, among other things, to help victims of domestic violence cover their tracks as they leave abusive situations. In other words, it was created to do good. But like everything created for great good, a few villains have managed to set up shop and use it for evil. Facebook Vs. Google – Privacy and Security Infographic The Numbers The number…

    The Blog Herald- 13 readers -
  • A Quick Guide on Beefing Up Your WordPress Security

    … types of online attacks such as DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) and others. Strengthen your password Of websites all over the world that run on WordPress, about 8% are hacked due to weak passwords according to this infographic at WPTemplate.com. To make sure that hackers won’t break into your website using your login credentials, you need…

    Christopher Jan Benitez/ The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 19 readers -
  • How to Protect Your Blog From an Advanced DDoS Attack

    … computers, usually through the use of bots, that continuously send traffic to an IP address or website. As simple as this might seem, the effects can be brutal to a website. What’s worse is that normal security protocols that get set up in defense of hacking just don’t work against DDoS and taking matters into your own hands, whether it’s through…

    Robyn Dale Samuda/ The Blog Heraldin How To's- 12 readers -
  • WordPress Security Tips: Protect Your Site from Hackers

    … to consider for protecting the code and backend are: Wordfence Security iThemes Security (formerly WP Better Security) And a security door for your login There are so many dodgy characters lurking around the front door of your WordPress website. You really need to make sure you have all the locks secured and maybe even a bar on the door…

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin Blogging- 16 readers -
  • Understanding the Heartbleed Bug

    … is the software that is used to implement Transport Layer Security in Apache and Nginx web servers. These two software alone power 66% of all the active sites on the internet today. And there are still other types of web server that probably use OpenSSL also. If you are running an e-commerce website that takes payments right on your site, you most…

    NimrodFlores.com- 6 readers -
  • Understanding the Heartbleed Bug

    … This might be a little too late for this because it’s been almost a week after the public announcement of this dangerously popular Heartbleed bug. But I must admit, I didn’t really understand what they were talking about until I found this kinda funny comic illustration of how this bug works (see below). All I ... The post Understanding…

    NimrodFlores.com- 3 readers -
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