Website Update: 6 Signs It’s Time for a Refresh

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What if everyone thinks your awesome business is already yesterday’s news? To the public, your website represents the quality and content of your business. And if you have an old and outdated looking website, customers are likely to dismiss your business. Fortunately, you can turn it around with a website update. Here are six easy signs that it’s time to … 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

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

The Best WordPress Security Tips You Need to Remember

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Despite the awesomeness of WordPress, your site can still be vulnerable to attacks. Even so, the best WordPress security tips can keep you out of trouble. They can either limit access or block hackers from exploiting weaknesses. Many business owners never expect someone to hack their site. Yet, there is a lot those hackers stand to gain if they are not stopped. This … 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

Problems We Prevent: Missing WordPress Updates

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WordPress Update – 4.9.7 Security & Maintenance Release by Marc-Alexandre Montpas on July 5, 2018 Summary: WordPress has just released an update to address several security issues, including one known vulnerability that we recently discussed here. Jonesen Take: Our curated hosting clients enjoy peace of mind knowing that their site is always up to date with the latest that WordPress … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Blacklisted Sites

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Google Webmaster Blog: How we fought webspam – Webspam Report 2017 Summary: Google works extremely hard to provide search users with the most relevant information from trustworthy sources.  They don’t want to be responsible for leading users to potentially dangerous websites by displaying malicious sites in their search results.  Knowing the risk to online users,  Google chooses to “blacklist” or remove these sites … 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

Problems We Prevent: Website Compromise

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Gandcrab Ransomware Exploits Website Vulnerabilities By Kelly Sheridan “Many of the Web pages on the Internet are running on antiquated software and most small businesses don’t know a new flaw has been released. Even if they did, they don’t have the expertise or time to update the software they rely on.” The Jonesen Take: We’re your web security experts, here to … Read More