Tag: security

How to (Easily) Secure Your WordPress Website

Posted: May 7, 2013 at 6:45 pm   /   Featured, Webmaster, WordPress

If you own or manage a WordPress Blog or Website, then you probably already know that hackers have been targeting WordPress blogs worldwide…Approximately 30 MILLION WordPress blogs are estimated to have fallen victim in this latest attack. This article explains what you can do to better secure your WordPress website, and the cure is not only quite simple to implement, but it’s also 100% FREE!

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Preventing WordPress Brute-Force Hacking Attacks

Preventing WordPress Brute-Force Hacking Attacks – The EASY Way

Posted: April 28, 2012 at 5:12 pm   /   Featured, WordPress

Many new webmasters and businesses are unaware that by default WordPress allows unlimited login attempts either through the login page, or by sending special cookies. This allows passwords (or hashes) to be brute-force cracked with relative ease. ….. However, luckily there are some FREE WordPress plugins available which can stop the hackers in their tracks….

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WordPress Security: .rr.nu Malware Mass Site Attacks (And Removal Tool)

WordPress Security: .rr.nu Malware Mass Site Attacks (and Removal Tool)

Posted: April 25, 2012 at 2:23 pm   /   BIS News, WordPress

There’s a hacking campaign targeting WordPress websites, with thousands of websites recently compromised. It is not yet known where or how they are getting in, and it seems it is also very hard to clean & many users say it just keeps returning…..

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Article - 0777 Permissions Security Risk - What You Need To Know.

0777 Permissions Security Risk – What You Need To Know…

Posted: July 12, 2011 at 11:38 am   /   Featured, Webmaster

Not all webmasters are aware of the risk, or even know if they have 0777 permissions already enabled on files or folders, and certainly not many new webmasters or bloggers will be aware of the risks, or what to do about it…….

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Microsoft & Adobe Security Patches Released

Microsoft & Adobe Security Patches Released

Posted: June 9, 2010 at 6:37 am   /   BIS News

Microsoft and Adobe have both just announced they are releasing new security patches for some of their popular software products. Microsoft released some patches today and Adobe has said it will release an update for its Flash Player tomorrow…..

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Google Announces End Of Support For IE6

Google Announces End Of Support For IE6

Posted: January 31, 2010 at 11:55 pm   /   BIS News

Google has joined a growing list of other companies & has just announced that it will cease support for Microsoft’s trouble-plagued & ancient web-browser, Internet Explorer 6, (and other old browsers), from 1st March 2010. What will this mean for people still using IE6 and other old browsers? Well, for one thing, from March 1 you may begin noticing that certain functions won’t work properly ……….

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