Problems We Prevent: Malicious Site Redirects

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Thousands of Compromised WordPress Sites Redirect to Tech Support Scams By Ionut Ilascu Web security reachers at Malwarebytes recently discovered that thousands of WP site are infected with a malicious code that redirects users to “Tech Support” pages. These support pages either list fraudulent numbers to call or inject code that hijacks users’ computer resources to mine cryptocurrencies. According to the researcher … Read More

Mystery Solved: 4 Reasons for Slow Loading Web Pages

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People spend a few seconds on any given web page, looking for a reason to move on to the next. Today, instant gratification is expected and it’s left businesses with a fraction of time to grab their attention. Keeping your audience on the page will require speedy load times on all pages across your site. Slow loading web pages perform … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Ignored Software Updates (Yes, Again)

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86% of e-commerce platforms are missing security patches, says report By Leah Alger The Jonesen Take:  If you are a dedicated reader of our blog, you’ve probably noticed that we post a LOT of articles about software updates. There are 2 main reasons for this. 1. They’re REALLY important. 2. Site administrators keep not updated their sites. Luckily for anyone who … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Hijacked Site Traffic

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How hack on 10,000 WordPress sites was used to launch an epic malvertising campaign By John Leyden A question that a lot of small business owners tend to ask is “Why would anyone want to hack my site if I don’t even have any sensitive data stored on it” It’s a fair questions but the article above offers at least … Read More

Who Should I Choose to Host My Website?

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Many site owners and web developers think of web hosting as an afterthought. “My beautiful site is done and now I need to connect it to the web.”  We don’t look at it that way, and we encourage our clients not to either. Web hosting is an incredibly important piece of the puzzle for any website and it can have … Read More

Selling Your Web Design and Hosting Business? Let’s Talk!

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Over the years, we’ve seen many web companies that provide design and hosting services for a while and then seem to fall off the map. This happens for many different reasons; an entrepreneur wants to move on to another opportunity, a great designer gets a job offer she can’t pass up, a developer moves into something more specialized. A couple … Read More

Chrome To Show “Not Secure” On All HTTP Sites

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Google To Mark All HTTP Sites As Not secure

Google has officially announced via their security blog  that, “Beginning in July 2018 with the release of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’.”  They additionally included an example below, displaying how an HTTP site will appear to users. While this change may be frustrating or surprising to website owners, we want to take the time … Read More

Problems We Prevent : Poor Web Security for Small Businesses

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“Website attacks up as smaller businesses are targeted” By Ian Barker Summary: Attacks on websites have increased 14% in Q1 of 2018 compared to Q4 of 2017.  The author points out that many of these attacks are carried out by malicious “bots” that are programed to target smaller organizations with poor web security. The Jonesen Take: Professional and effective web security for … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Sketchy Plugins

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WORDPRESS DELETES 10 “HIGHLY DANGEROUS” PLUGINS INSTALLED 19,400 TIMES FROM ITS REPOSITORY by JASON SMITH  Article Summery: Security experts at ThreatPress reported that 10 plugins developed by MULTIDOT Inc have been removed from WordPress.org due to severe vulnerabilities.  Their report also stated that the malicious plugins had been installed on around 19,400 eCommerce sites, warning users of the still present danger. The Jonesen … Read More