what is ransomware? Protect against it

What is Ransomware? A Quick Lesson

We all know what a ransom is: when the bad guy demands money in exchange for your friend. Generally an inconvenient circumstance we try to avoid. So what is ransomware? Instead of your friend, the bad guy got a hold of some of your important files, and you have to pay money to get them […]

an artist’s rendering of a computer virus

What Is a Computer Virus? A Quick Computer Lesson

Terms like CMS, indexing, HTML5 and IP address may go over the heads of some people not in web development. But there is one word people universally understood: virus. The computer virus has filled the hearts of business owners with dread and terror. But what is a computer virus? How do you avoid them? Today, […]

What is website malware?

What Is Website Malware? A Quick Computer Lesson.

If our last lesson on hackers taught you anything, the best way to keep safe is knowing your enemy and how to avoid them. Today’s enemy is website malware. Website malware is almost like the Voldemort of the Internet. You dare not speak its name, but when it-who-must-not-be-named invades your computer, it can be devastating. […]

Strong Passwords

Strong WordPress Passwords Fend Off Hackers

Hackers! When you hear this word, what do you envision? It probably renders images of people sitting behind a desk in some undisclosed basement, typing away lines of green code, “enhancing” images, withdrawing millions of dollars of corporate profits. While hackers can be a serious threat to businesses and individuals, they can be challenged and […]

WordPress E-Commerce Security

WordPress E-Commerce Security Done Right

Almost a day doesn’t go by that we don’t hear about hackers stealing credit card information and other sensitive information from WordPress E-Commerce sites. To protect and reassure your customers and buyers, it’s imperative to know how to protect your e-business and your sensitive customer data with WordPress E-Commerce security. Consider these tips for protection: Choose […]