Entries by Pete l

Ransomware Strikes Websites

Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system. This type of malware forces its victims to pay the ransom through certain online payment methods in order to grant access to their systems, or to get their data back. Some ransomware encrypts files (called Cryptolocker). Ransomware infections were first […]

Testimonials Are They Worth It?

We have it on very good authority that client testimonials increase your visitor’s trust. Whose authority I hear you say? Yoast, one of the most renowned Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) businesses. Yoast consults to some of the biggest brands on the planet, including Facebook, eBay, and the Guardian.

Email Scams Targeting Websites

CAUTION WEBSITE OWNERS We are often contacted by clients after they have received emails from random individuals or businesses claiming to have the expertise to improve the website’s “digital performance”, or improve the site’s ranking by providing a “website audit” or wanting to write “posts” and link to the site. Be very wary when approached […]

Your website Will be hacked

It is not IF you will be hacked, but When it will be hacked. Yes your website is vulnerable to being hack and destroyed! Are you worried if it is? I would be. WordPress security watchdogs, Sucuri, have revealed that “brute force” attacks are at an all time high. A brute force attack occurs when an […]

Phishing Emails

What is a phishing email? You may have received an email falsely claiming to be from the company or another known entity. This is called “phishing” because the sender is “fishing” for your personal data. The goal is to trick you into clicking through to a fake or “spoofed” website, or into calling a bogus […]