How To Protect Yourself From Hackers And What To Do If It’s Too Late Awhile back, David Perdew the CEO of the Novice to Advanced Marketing System got his website hacked and it crippled his business for 6 weeks. It cost him a whole bunch of lost business and lots of money in repairs. The team … Read more about Hacked WordPress Site: Know What To Do Before And After A Hacker Attack!
Better WP Security Our primary goal at WP Security Lock is to help you have a safer WordPress website. We've helped thousands of WordPress users tighten security on their blogs and fixed hundreds of WordPress sites that have been compromised by malicious hackers. With the rapid growth of … Read more about WP Security Lock Partners with Better WP Security for Safer WordPress Blogs
WordPress 3.7.1 was released October 29, 2013, just 5 days after version 3.7. This maintenance release includes 11 bug fixes. According to WordPress.org, if you've already upgraded to WordPress 3.7, the new automatic background updates should take care of this for you in the next few hours. Note: … Read more about WordPress 3.7.1 Maintenance Release – Did Automatic Update Work?
Yesterday, was a nightmare for customers of BlueHost, HostGator, HostMonster, and JustHost! Countless customers affected - hosting down at the Utah data center. Early this year, HostGator sold out to a company called EIG (Endurance International Group). And they're not alone, EIG has purchased … Read more about Major EIG Server Outages on BlueHost, HostGator, HostMonster, and JustHost – My Plan of Action
WordPress 3.6 was released to the public yesterday and it’s another major upgrade. They've named this one “Oscar” in honor of the great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. Here’s a description in Matt Mullenweg’s own words “The latest and greatest WordPress, version 3.6, is now live to the world and … Read more about WordPress 3.6 (Oscar) Major Upgrade
How safe are YOUR passwords? You think it will never happen to you. I mean, why would anyone want YOUR passwords? I bet you think you’re just a little fish in the stream of life and that hackers will never notice you. Wrong! Those hackers love to fish in the little streams and catch a boat load … Read more about Without Safe Passwords, Your Business Is at Risk
WordPress Security is up to you! Are you being proactive with your WordPress site security? Do you know ways to protect your WordPress blog? When it comes to website security, here's a cool infographic with some WordPress safety tips and statistics for your blog. The Safety and Security of … Read more about WordPress Security and Safety [Infographic]
WordPress just released a very important security update, version 3.5.2. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs and the WordPress security team resolved seven … Read more about WordPress Security Alert: WordPress 3.5.2 Released – Update Now
Here are 3 reasons why should never use a free URL shortener or link cloaking service: 1) A lot of ISPs block them because they often collect your data and share it with other sites. ISPs don't like that! And what happens if they get hacked and/or blacklisted? Don't take a chance in letting your … Read more about 3 Reasons Not to Use Free URL Shorteners (protect your shorturls)
WordPress security doesn't stop with just using a strong password, keeping your site up to date, and using a good hosting provider. Your blog comments are part of WordPress security too. Unwanted comments have the potential of making you lose readers, ruin your site's reputation, get your blog … Read more about WordPress Security and Comments (3 Mistakes Blog Owners Make)