As a fan of this blog, you know our number one area of expertise is online security, specifically Wordpress. On January 11th, Wordpress released and made available WordPress 4.7.1. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your Wordpress website(s) … Read more about WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release – UPDATE NOW!
STOP! Have you heard of the new dangerous malware called Gooligan? It's been hitting Android smartphone users. Do you know if your Google account has been hit with this? 1.3 million mobiles affected since August "A new variant of Android malware is responsible for what’s believed to be … Read more about Is Your Google Account Infected? Android Smartphone Users Beware!
Concerned About Your Online Privacy? It's very important to protect our personal information and that of others in our organizations. “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust” is the theme for Data Privacy Day. An international effort held every year on January 28th that helps … Read more about Concerned About Your Online Privacy?
Data Privacy Day 2015 You would be surprised how many people are NOT truly protected both offline and on. Here at WP Security Lock we strongly believe you should know how to keep your personal & business data private from potential hackers. So what is all the fuss about today? Data … Read more about Data Privacy Day: Keep Yourself & Clients Safe
Google has blacklisted over 11,000 websites as of Sunday due to the SoakSoak attack. Hackers are using the RevSlider hole to infect sites with the malware. It has been reported that over 100,000 websites has this vulnerability. It comes in through the hole of the RevSlider plugin, uploads its own … Read more about RevSlider Vulnerability Leads to Thousands of Sites Hacked
Jetpack Security Update Requires Immediate Action! Jetpack has released it's newest security update 2.9.3 telling everyone to update as soon as possible due to a potential and critical security threat. They are sending out emails to all users who are not on the latest version to update the plugin … Read more about Jetpack Security Update – Critical
Better WP Security Just Became iThemes Security Did you know that 30,000+ websites get hacked every day? What do you think getting your site hacked would cost you, in terms of time, money and aggravation? In the last 30 days, one special attack alone that hackers have been more partial to is the … Read more about iThemes Security Review – Here’s What You Need to Know
Not much shocks me anymore, but my friend Christine Cobb gave me a link to a video on YouTube where a Godaddy user shares his screen. His "new" Godaddy account is either hacked, merged, glitch-y or I have no clue what happened! Warning: Video has some vulgar text. And the video may make you a bit … Read more about Godaddy Account Goes Haywire (hacked or messed up?)
On February 1, 2013 Twitter announced to the public that they suffered a security breach and your account may be affected. This week, we detected unusual access patterns that led to us identifying unauthorized access attempts to Twitter user data. We discovered one live attack and were able to shut … Read more about Twitter Hacked – 250K User Accounts Affected
A guest post submitted by Robert Nelson Recently Homeland Security announced that JAVA had a weakness in Java Security that would allow installation of malicious software or malware. The mere fact that any US government agency would do so is rare. This Java exploit problem affects all PCs, so it … Read more about Java Exploit and How to Disable Java