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WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

Updates urgently required for the following WordPress plugin vulnerabilities These vulnerabilities were identified in the third week in March 2021. Advanced Order Export For WooCommerce User Profile Picture Database Backups The Plus Addons for Elementor Page Builder (Premium Version) Super Interactive Maps SuperStoreFinder Five Star Restaurant Menu JH 404 Logger WP File Manager VM Backups…

Website Security for WordPress

Passwords that have been reused are weak passwords According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, over 70% of employees reuse passwords at work. But the most important statistic from the report is that “81% of hacking-related breaches used either stolen or weak passwords.” Even though 91% of people know reusing passwords is poor practice,…

Creating a Strong Password

Your Password is Your Weakest Link Creating a strong password has never been more important. Hackers are sophisticated in their methods and a simple lowercase password of 7 or 8 characters with 2 numbers at the end will take less than a second to break.  Their sophistication has improved significantly over the last 6 months…

Why Use PDFs for Downloads

Why it’s important to use PDFs for Downloads instead of Word or Excel documents and even worse Powerpoint documents. Antivirus Software Security Alerts for Downloads Antivirus software is starting to display warnings when visitors try to download Word, Excel or even Powerpoint documents from websites. This is not what you want your visitors to experience…

Creating a Secure Password

To keep your logins secure it is vital that you create a secure password. Hackers have become very sophisticated and the algorithms they use to gain access are very advanced.  Now more than at any time before the importance of using a proper secure password cannot be underestimated. Don’t forget your emails too and if…