Some customers at Barnes & Noble are victims of stolen credit card information! Today, October 24, 2012, it was announced that Hackers attacked Barnes & Noble in 63 stores across the country. The stores hit included Barnes & Noble in New York City, San Diego, Miami and Chicago, according … Read more about Hackers Attack Barnes & Noble in 63 Stores – Credit Card Data Breached!
Skype™ Users Please Read! Caution dangerous virus spreading through Skype messages. How to Fix Skype Virus - lol is this your new profile pic? Do you love Skype as much as we do? Here at WPSecurityLock, our entire staff uses Skype on a regular basis to communicate not only with each other, but also … Read more about Skype Scam Alert – Dangerous Link Shared from Your EXISTING Contacts
Go Daddy's outage of September 10. 2012 has been resolved. This was not a denial of service attack (DDoS). Issue was a series of internal network events. Rumors were flying on the Internet that GoDaddy.com was attacked by a denial of service attack (DDoS) attack and a so-called hacker was claiming … Read more about Go Daddy Site Outage Investigation Completed – Not a DDoS Attack!
Go Daddy is experiencing an outage today (September 10, 2012) on numerous sites, including their own. HostGator is giving 50% off on hosting and domain registrations. UPDATE SEPTEMBER 11, 2012: Go Daddy Site Outage Investigation Completed - Not a DDoS Attack! Previous Article and Updates below There … Read more about Godaddy Outage on Millions of Sites & HostGator Gives 50% Off
Join the @WPSecurityLock team at the Online Safety and Security Twitter Chat! June is National Internet Safety Month. Let's help protect each other Online! This Twitter chat is about Internet security and online safety with @Verizon, @VzHome and @StaySafeOnline. Learn to be safe online and win … Read more about Internet Security: STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Twitter Chat – June 21, 2012
Rumor has it that 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been leaked to a Russian hacker forum. (CONFIRMED) On June 6, 2012 at 8:06am CST, LinkedIn posted a tweet that they are investigating these reports. [tweet https://twitter.com/LinkedIn/status/210356987576324096] Be sure to follow … Read more about Security Announcement: Change Your LinkedIn Password ASAP
In honor of Data Privacy Day, the full ebook of lol...OMG! What every student needs to know about online reputation management, digital citizenship and cyberbullying, by Matt Ivester (regularly $9.99) is being made available for FREE from January 27 through January 30! Limited Offer! Hurry and Grab … Read more about In honor of Data Privacy Day, the full ebook of lol…OMG!
Just received an email on January 22, 2012 from Carla McNeil about a new Facebook scam that she was hit with today. While chatting with a friend on Facebook, she received this information in her chat window: WARNING: Your account is reported to have violated the policies that are considered … Read more about Facebook Scam: Chat Warning – Reconfirm Your Information
In the past few months, we've fixed numerous hacked WordPress blogs that were installed prior to the fall of 2011 with one thing in common: one-click installs with outdated Timthumb scripts. If you've had your WordPress site up for a while you need to check it for any timthumb backdoor … Read more about DreamHost One-Click WordPress Installed Timthumb Vulnerability and Security Risks
DreamHost has issued a security warning to all customers as of January 20, 2012 at 9:25am Pacific Time. Last night we detected some unauthorized activity within one of our databases. While we don’t have evidence that customer passwords were taken at this time, we’re forcing a change out of caution. … Read more about DreamHost Security Issue: Change Shell/FTP Passwords Now