Security

Fake eMail leads to Browser Hijack and Malware

February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I’m neither a novice nor naïve when it comes to computers, the internet, and online security issues. However, I have to admit this one slipped by me. I was expecting a package or perhaps two to be delivered by Canada Post a couple of days ago. I was working away troubleshooting a website and a [Read more..]

Autofill security risk in most browsers except Firefox

January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here’s why you’ll probably want to turn off browser autofill Globalnews.ca January 18, 2017 It’s annoying to type your personal details — name, address, phone numbers, all the rest of it — every time you need to fill out on online form. Browser makers realized this years ago, which is why [Read more..]

WordPress Security Learning Center

December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence Wordfence.com December 16, 2015 The makers of the WordPress security plugin, Wordfence and Wordfence Premium, announced a new free feature today: The WordPress Security Learning Center – Wordfence. It includes tutorials from [Read more..]

Security and Your Small Business Website

October 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

A recent article by Megan Totka talks about the increasing targeting of small businesses in cyberattacks. When we think of cyber attacks, our minds often jump to major corporations, millions of dollars, and large scale media scandals. However, experts are saying that small businesses are [Read more..]

Scan for Malicious Code in WordPress Sites

August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code WPBeginner.com August 11th, 2014 If you don’t like the video or need more instructions: Theme Authenticity Checker (TAC) Theme Authenticity Checker is a free plugin that scans all of your WordPress theme files for potentially [Read more..]

Plugins to Enhance WordPress Security

August 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

WordPress has become increasingly popular as a platform for creating highly customizable responsive websites. And of course this makes it increasingly attractive as a target for hackers and spammers. To help guard against this, here are a couple of plugins that help to at least minimize unknown [Read more..]