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Are you safe from the latest WannaCry ransomware?

Are you safe from the latest WannaCry ransomware?

  What Happened? Over the weekend, a wave of cyber attacks spread around the globe in the form of a ransomware known as WannaCry. More than 200,000 computers in over 150 countries have been infected and targets include many important institutions such as health ministries, banks and

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How to Identify Phishing Attacks and Protect Yourself Against Them

How to Identify Phishing Attacks and Protect Yourself Against Them

Cybercriminals often target emails as their entry point to their nefarious activities because they know that most people access their email everyday. If you’re not careful, it’s easy to fall victim to this form of phishing attacks.  So, let’s discuss first what a phishing email is and

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How to Perform a Full WordPress Website Backup

How to Perform a Full Wordpress Website Backup

As part of an overall management of your website, it’s important for site owners to create a full backup of their website. This is to protect your site against possible breakdown, data loss, cyber hacking or when migrating to another server.

How to perform a full website backup is one of the most frequently asked questions here at Vodien. So we decided to answer that question in this comprehensive article.

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Why You Need to Convert to an HTTPs Website Today

Why You Need to Convert to an HTTPs Website Today

It takes time and money to maintain a website. Nothing could be more terrifying than seeing all your hard work changed, stolen or worse, completely erased by computer hackers. So it goes without saying that you need to maintain a solid website protection strategy to shield your website

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How to Stay Safe when Using Public Wi-Fi

How to Stay Safe when Using Public Wi-Fi

Even with a password, a public Wi-Fi might not protect your data against other people connected to the same network. It doesn’t take a genius to hack someone’s username and password and check out their online activities. Here’s why your personal information is at risk when using public Wi-Fi and some tips to keep you safe when on it.

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Content Injection Vulnerability in WordPress 4.7.0 and 4.7.1

Content Injection Vulnerability in WordPress 4.7.0 and 4.7.1

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 website

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Let’s Learn From Podesta, Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails!

Let's Learn From Podesta, Protect Yourself Against Phishing Emails!

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.

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Tips When Choosing the Right Security Certificate for your Website

Tips When Choosing the Right Security Certificate for your Website

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.

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How to Protect your Website from Cyber Attacks

How to Protect your Website from Cyber Attacks

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.

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Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backup

Difference Between Disaster Recovery and Data Backup

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.

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