A new and highly dangerous vulnerability, known as the Zero-day Content Injection Vulnerability has recently been discovered in the WordPress Content Management System (CMS). This vulnerability affects all WordPress websites on either versions 4.7.0 or 4.7.1 and it is highly recommended that all WordPress site owners to update their websiteRead more →
Archive for the Security Category
Phishing emails are one of the most common type of cybercrime that doesn’t need sophisticated tools and techniques for it to be successful. In fact, it is so simple since one only needs to send an email to perpetuate its fraudulent activities.
We understand that this subject is not entirely new but the magnitude of its threats is alarming and cost organizations billions of dollar. This is the reason why we wrote this comprehensive article to educate readers how to spot and protect themselves against phishing scams before it’s too late.Read more →
Security certificate like SSL help safeguard any websites from hackers who might deliberately dig into customer’s confidential information. So choosing the right SSL certificate is not only an afterthought but a must to instill trust and confidence on your website.
Just as the Internet usage has increased and evolved through time, so does the proliferation of cyber criminals who prey on unsuspecting visitors. These are criminals that devise every possible means to exploit its victims for their own crooked gains and these include:
Trick people into intentionally (or unintentionally) give out their private information to sustain their fraudulent activities.
Use phony links that direct visitors to fake sites made to appear like the one they usually use.
Inject malwares to a computer or network to sabotage computer operations, display unauthorize ads or ga
in access to sensitive information.
While most security software nowadays become more advanced, businesses shouldn’t be complacent as far as website security is concerned. It doesn’t matter what the size of your business is. What matters is that your customers expect you to maintain the privacy and security of their personal information each time they visit your site.Read more →
There is not a day that goes by that we don’t hear news of individuals and organizations whose websites and online accounts are stolen or illegally accessed. One thing we can all agree is that as our technology becomes more advanced, so do the cyber hackers. And they have become more menacing than ever.
So how you make sure that your website is protected against cyber attacks? It takes a great deal of discipline and common sense to prevent it from happening. In today’s article, we give you a rundown of the best tips on how to protect your website from cyber hacking and fraud.Read more →
While having a data backup routine is important in safekeeping your data, it may not be enough to cover your business against disasters or major power outages. Data backup and disaster recovery can be the same on the surface but their similarities end at the level of recovery each one can offer when data is lost and when network or hardware failure blocks you from accessing your business computers and servers.Read more →
In 2015, Google revealed that they have seen an 180% increase in websites being hacked. And that news is still a perennial problem until today. Since WordPress is the most widely-used open-source CMS (Content Management System), hackers are more likely drawn to WordPress sites so they can take over as many websites as they canRead more →
Does this scene look familiar to you: You checked your inbox hoping to find an email from a colleague at work only to receive a barrage of spam emails that you never remembered signing up for? Millions of phishing emails are sent to innocent victims around the worldRead more →
There is no question that technology makes life more convenient. With smartphones, individuals have access to an unlimited amount of information on the go. From checking email to checking bank balances, the smartphone has become almost a necessity for a large portion of the population. However, asideRead more →
123456 and password still remains the most popular (and the easiest to crack) passwords in 2014 which could only mean that many are still clueless as to how much of a great risk they are exposing themselves to online fraud and cyber security threats. An annual listRead more →
In today’s world that relies on technology for many of our day-to-day activities, what would happen if we were unable to use those devices? Suddenly if you did not have the ability to transfer funds from your financial institution, or the ability to communicate electronically or evenRead more →