Since its initial release in 2003, WordPress has quickly made a name for itself as one of the most trusted (and free!) content management and blogging software worldwide. It is also with thanks to many functional, impressive plugins that are now incorporated with WordPress that make it such an easy and effective experience for developers and web users alike.
In the contemporary interconnected digital world, hackers have an opportunity to engage in serious cyber assaults, both in the public and in private sector. Therefore, the first order of business should be to ensure that there are mechanisms in place to prevent these kinds of attacks from occurring in the first place.
VERY IMPORTANT- Chrome update in January 2018 will show your site as un-secure unless you have an SSL Certificate installed. How do I know if my website has an SSL Certificate already? Visit your site in your browser. Look out for the little lock symbol at the top left hand side of your search bar.
Spam email is undeniably the bane of our lives. It can range from benign things to the downright harmful, you know, the kind that once opened your computer has a virus that incessantly taunts you? But what happens when you decide to open up the spam folder and go, “Hey, what if I reply to a spam email?”My simple answer is this: Don’t.
On May 12, 2017, a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organisations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee by May 19. The messages left on the screen say files will remain encrypted.