Brute force attacks on the rise

Brute force attacks on the rise

I have noticed that several of the WordPress websites I manage for my clients are experiencing an increased number of brute force attacks. These attacks are an attempt to login to the WordPress backend as an administrator. Once logged in, attackers take control of the...
Which SSL certificate is best for your website

Which SSL certificate is best for your website

A Secure Sockets Layer certificate creates a secure connection between your website server and your visitor’s web browser. An SSL connection keeps transferred data secure, increases your Google rankings, enhances visitor trust and improves conversion rates....
Wordfence secures your WordPress website

Wordfence secures your WordPress website

With WordPress powering over 29% of worldwide websites, it is little wonder that these websites are ripe for hackers. If your website runs on WordPress, then you need to take steps to keep hackers at bay. Enter Wordfence, the most popular WordPress security plugin...
Web scammers attacking small business owners

Web scammers attacking small business owners

I receive numerous contacts from web scammers each day and I thought I would pass along some of them to you so that you will be aware of web scams and not fall victim to them. As a website designer for small businesses, I register domain names, design and develop...
Don’t get hacked – Protect your website

Don’t get hacked – Protect your website

Don’t get hacked!  Online security is more relevant today than ever before.  Google announced in 2015 that it saw a 180% increase in the number of compromised websites.  There are several basic steps you should take to protect your precious online data.  The following...