Website Security

    • 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 ...

      Ryan Gray/ IMGRIND- 11 readers -
    • 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, such as by sending customer detail ...

      The Blog Herald- 10 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- 7 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?

    … 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

    … 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- 19 readers -
  • How to Protect Your Blog From an Advanced DDoS Attack

    … WordPress plugins or code tweaks and improvements. Luckily, there are a couple ways to protect a website from DDoS attacks. Using a Cloud Security Provider Using proprietary technologies, a number of web security companies have begun releasing different forms of protection from DDoS. These include the likes of Prolexic and DOS arrest, both of which…

    Robyn Dale Samuda/ The Blog Heraldin How To's- 9 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- 15 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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