Website Security

  • BTXP 009: 15 Tips to Help Keep Your Blog Secure from Threats

    … Getting hacked is one of the worst things that can happen to a blog or website owner. It can destroy weeks or months of work, cause large amounts of personal stress and even affect your revenue streams. Sadly, getting hacked is one of the realities of online business. In today’s episode I am going to go over 15 tips that will hopefully help…

    Blog Tyrant- 6 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- 12 readers -
  • A Quick Guide on Beefing Up Your WordPress Security

    … WordPress is one of the best CMS platforms for users to build their websites on. It has an intuitive interface with easy-to-use features to help them develop the best-looking site or blog possible. This is one of the many reasons why WordPress has more than 75 million users worldwide. Due to its popularity, WordPress is also prone to security…

    Christopher Jan Benitez/ The Blog Heraldin Blogging- 18 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- 9 readers -
  • WordPress Security Tips: Protect Your Site from Hackers

    … a recent Hangout on Air with Mark Pierce, a WordPress Security specialist from WPBackupService, where we discussed some of the main WordPress Security issues and how to address them. I have taken a few excerpts from the HOA video and put them into sections below, so that you can watch the ones that interest you (hint: all of them). Today is the time…

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmingsin Blogging- 14 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… 5 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 -
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