How To Change Your Jonesen Website Password

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How To Change Your Password

While there is much debate about how often you should change your passwords, a good rule of thumb is that a strong, unpredictable, and site-specific password is your best bet for keeping the bad guys out.    Maybe it’s been a while since we launched your site or you want to change your password to something that is easier to … Read More

Problems We Prevent: Unchecked User Permissions

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Unpatched Flaw Disclosed in WordPress CMS Core By Catalin Cimpanu Summary: According to Cimpanu, Web security researches from RIPS Tech announced a flaw in WordPress that would allow “users who have access to the post editor —and can upload or delete images (and their thumbs)— can insert malicious code in a WordPress site that deletes crucial files part of the WordPress … 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

Problems We Prevent: WordPress & Plugin Updates

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Ticketfly Temporarily Shuts Down to Investigate Hack By Catalin Cimpanu Last week, Ticketfly.com was hacked, defaced, and compromised the personal information of 26 million users.  The hacker responsible for the attack pointed to the site’s inadequate security to prevent this type of event, stating on the site “Your Security Down im Not Sorry.” Ticketfly.com was shut down while they investigate the … Read More

5 Ways to Instantly Enhance Your Online Privacy

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5 Ways to Instantly Enhance Your Online Privacy Do you run the risk of a cybersecurity breach?  Here’s what you can do to immediately build your online privacy and security to help avoid an attack during your personal day to day use of the internet. If you want to see the biggest demonstration of how things have changed over the … 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

Problems We Prevent: Outdated Website Software

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33% of top WordPress sites are at least two versions behind By Patrick Nohe The Jonesen Take: The task of keeping your WordPress system updated stands as one of the most essential practices for maintaining your website’s security and functionality.  We manage this critical responsibility for you, so you can focus on running your business.