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

    … 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…

    The Blog Herald- 9 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- 11 readers -
  • 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- 7 readers -
  • Your Privacy or Your Safety: Is it Really a Zero Sum Game?

    … supervision in your family. Furthermore, the Dark Web, where sites like Silk Road once flourished and where hackers, scammers, and ne’er-do-wells loiter, can’t be accessed via a regular web browser like Chrome, Safari, or Firefox. To get to those creepy corners of the internet, you have to use the Tor browser. The Tor Browser For the uninitiated among…

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

    … site’s protection from attacks: Wordfence Security – this free enterprise plugins performs a deep-server side scan of your site or blog’s plugins, themes, and file for malware and infected files. By identifying the bad files in your site’s backend, you can quarantine or remove the files to minimize (if not eliminate) security risks. There…

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

    … secure and well managed hosting environments. The most important thing you should keep in mind is that, for relatively little time invested, you can set a site up to be guarded against incredibly expensive attacks. There’s no reason to find yourself in a situation where you’re looking for protection after a DDoS is launched. The risk for loss of traffic and in some cases, sales, is much too great. The post How to Protect Your Blog From an Advanced DDoS Attack appeared first on The Blog Herald. …

    Robyn Dale Samuda/ The Blog Heraldin How To's- 11 readers -
  • 5 Surefire Ways to Counter Spam Attacks

    … in DoS (Denial of Service) or DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks – as happened to the anti-spam organization The Spamhaus Project in 2013, for instance – rendering your web site useless until the problem is taken care of. At worst, spam can be used to spread viruses, Trojan horses and other malicious software in order to commit identity theft…

    Home Based Business Resources- 8 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- 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… 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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