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Security

Cryptojacking overtook ransomeware as the most “popular” cyber crime in 2018 – but what is it?

One of the key features of the 2018 cybercrime landscape was the rapid rise in cryptojacking due to the spike in cryptocurrency values. A classic case of cybercriminals following the money. But what is cyber crime when we talk about… Continue Reading →

Protect and defend your website in 2019

Is there anything more worrying than the thought of seeing all your work completely wiped out by a vicious hacker? You’ve worked hard on your website, so it’s important to take the time to protect it. You may question why… Continue Reading →

Help! My Joomla site has been hacked – what can I do?

End users are seeing malware infection warnings. No wait, now they can’t get in – of course not, your host has just suspended your website. To cap it all you receive a blacklist warning from Google. Perfect! Having your Joomla… Continue Reading →

5 steps to keeping your Drupal site secure

Security violations associated with software applications are an on-going threat in the digital world. The risk can be reduced if the underlying frameworks are made more secure. Drupal is known to be one of the most efficient platforms available to… Continue Reading →

How to avoid your WordPress website being hacked

WordPress is used by 59.5% of all websites with a known CMS – says W3Techs [1]. Out of 34,371 infected websites, 83% of them were running WordPress – says Sucuri [2] The two statistics do make for uncomfortable reading. Does… Continue Reading →

Azure Information Protection – How secure is your data?

Have you sent an email containing sensitive business or customer information? Was the data protected? Not handling sensitive data properly could cause real implications for you and your business. Some of these include fines (for GDPR non-compliance), loss of customer… Continue Reading →

Is Google Chrome punishing your website for not having an SSL? Yes, it is!

We explained a couple of months back that an important change was coming to how Google handles websites without an SSL certificate. Well, that change has now happened. Google Chrome 68 was released on July 24th and is merrily showing… Continue Reading →

Why having an SSL certificate matters to your business…

Why having an SSL certificate matters to your business… As a website owner, you don’t want anything getting in the way of visitors (in other words ‘paying customers’) reaching your site do you? But that’s just what Google’s new version… Continue Reading →

WordPress vulnerability leads to compromised sites

WordPress recently confirmed a security flaw has existed in its WordPress blogging software since the end of 2016. The bug has affected tens of thousands of websites, specifically WordPress blogs and news of the vulnerability continues to spread via popular… Continue Reading →