Entries by Pete l

Outdated WordPress Software

Panama Papers Breach Attributed to Outdated Sites Just like the software on your PC, your Content Management Software (CMS) (or for most, your WordPress Software) for your website also needs to be kept up-to-date. Failing to keep the software up-to-date means that your website has the potential to be exploited. This could result in your data being […]

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 […]