Security

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WordPress Plugin Vulnerabilities

We don’t normally publish this data but I just wanted to raise awareness that this week several vulnerabilities were identified with the following WordPress plugins. WordPress plugin vulnerabilities are identifies weekly and require immediate attention. We also highly recommend that you update WordPress core to the latest release WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza”. Updates urgently required for…

Website Security for WordPress

If you have a WordPress website we strongly recommend that you make use of two-factor authentication. This will bolster your security by adding another layer of protection to your WordPress login. In fact we recommend two-factor authentication for all your logins. Password security is vital in safeguarding your website. No website is completely safe and…

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…