Website Security

    • Website Security and Finance Sites- Securing your Website Effectively

      Websites that have not been secured are vulnerable to viruses and hackers. Online fraud is currently a big problem and businesses need to ensure that all their clients’ information is secure. An important aspect of developing finance websites is making sure that they are secure. Online security is vital for any financial institution that offers mobile banking and internet-based services.

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  • 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…

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  • 4 Major Website Disasters In The 90’s

    … to a total loss of $3.9 million to be reimbursed. It’s easy to see why the CEO was having a bad day. Small businesses and bloggers can learn a lot from mistakes that major firms have made over the years too. When you keep abreast of the history of web and WordPress hosting disasters, you make it that much more likely that you’ll be able to see…

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  • 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…

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  • 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. …

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • A Quick Guide on Beefing Up Your WordPress Security

    … are other security plugins that you may want to try out if you’re not comfortable with Wordfence. Login Security Solution – Strengthen your login page by downloading and activating this plugin. It lets you track down IP addresses of its visitors, logs out users accounts that have been compromised, and slows down response times for users who have incurred…

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  • How to Protect Your Blog From an Advanced DDoS Attack

    Although it’s pretty much unlikely that any high profile hacktivists are going to be targeting your website via a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack anytime soon, that’s not necessarily grounds for sitting back relaxed and complacent without a backup / protection plan. DDoS attacks are becoming more prevalent and much easier to execute thanks improvement in technology, ...

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  • 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- 17 readers -
  • Understanding the Heartbleed Bug

    … ones like our banks and web-based emails. You see those sites that you access with https:// at the beginning of their URL’s instead of the plain and more traditional http:// ? Those sites use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) or the more recent TLS (Transport Layer Security) to make sure that when you access them, your browser is sending and receiving data… 7 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… 3 readers -