Website Security

How to Secure Your Website From Hackers and Hijackers – WordPress 101

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Website hacking and hijacking is on the increase again! Don't take your website for granted. Your website was a business investment, just like your computer hardware or vehicles. And, like them, your website needs ongoing maintenance, servicing and patch updates. Sometime soon, these will be automated much like your computer operating system or mobile phone...

Why do I receive spam emails from my own address?

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When you are receiving emails from your own account, there are 2 possibilities at play: Your email account has been hacked and used to send spam Your email address has been spoofed To find out which is the likely event, log in to your hosting control panel (or your email account's webmail) and check to see if any...

Online fraud on the rise – some of the methods explained

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This week I have seen a number of media stories (blogs, papers and TV) highlighting the increase in online fraud and how Social Netwok sites are now being used to lure in the prey. Therefore, I wanted to remind you that if you own a website it is possible that it can be used...

Why do I receive emails that aren’t addressed to me?

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Do you receive emails that appear to be addressed to someone else, in that it is not addressed to your email account? Wondering who, what and why? Quite basically this is spam, it is common, and if you haven’t received them before now – you’ve been very lucky. Read on to find out the...