Protect Your Websites! Here Are 5 New Cyber Security Threats To Watch Out For

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During 2018, a total of  34% of U.S. consumers experienced a compromise of their personal data. 2,216 data breaches and more than 53,000 cyber security incidents were reported from March 2017 to March 2018. And these numbers will continue to rise. New cyber threats will continually emerge as technology and infrastructure evolve. Being informed is one of the first steps that you can take to … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Abandoned Plugins Compromising Your Site

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WordPress sites under attack via zero-day in abandoned plugin By Catalin Cimpanu Summary: The “Total Donations” plugin used to accept donations is now know to be compromised and the developers have not issues an update in response to the breach.   As Cimpanu writes, “the plugin’s code contains several design flaws that inherently expose the plugin and the WordPress site, as a … Read More

Types of Web Hosting: How to Choose the Right Option

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Selecting the right web host can be vital to the success of your business. But, with so many different types of web hosting available, it can be hard to decide which service is right for you. If you’re getting ready to switch hosts and aren’t sure where to begin, we can help. Here’s everything you need to know about the … Read More

5 Benefits of WordPress When Building Your Business Website

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First impressions count. When someone hears about your small business, chances are, the first thing they do is Google to find your website. If you don’t have a website, or have a poorly constructed and outdated website, you might have lost yourself a customer. Not all websites are created equal. Some are outdated, poorly constructed, and aren’t mobile friendly. Chances … Read More

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

Is There a Best SSL Certificate for WordPress Websites?

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What’s the Best SSL Certificate for WP Sites? Ever since Google made SSL certificates a mandatory part of SEO, everyday companies have been searching for the right solution. Yet it’s no easy task, especially if web development isn’t your forte. Just understanding what this essential element of security is can be a challenge for many. So how do you go about choosing the … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Widely Compromised E-Commerce Stores

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MagentoCore Malware Found on 7,339 Magento Stores By Catalin Cimpanu In the article above, Cimpanu writes, “A Dutch security researcher has lifted the veil on a massive website hacking campaign that has infected 7,339 Magento stores with a script that collects payment card data from people shopping on the sites.” The Jonesen Take: If you’re worried about the security of your … 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

Problems We Prevent: Unintuitive Websites

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You’ll Thank Us Later – 50 Features Your Small Business Website Needs by Annie Pilon The Jonesen Take: This article does a good job of informing readers about important features that relate to an intuitive user experience. Was there a function listed that you would like on your website? Let us know, we’re happy to help out!