WordPress 4.7.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. Source: WordPress 4.7.3 Security and Maintenance Release
Thanks for the heads up on this issue Wordfence. Enjoyed reading your In-Depth Analysis of a Criminal Organization Targeting WordPress Websites. Very interesting read and 184.108.40.206 is now blocked. Hard to believe it could be responsible for targetting over 22,000 websites in one week!
There is a common misconception with viruses on mobile devices: that Android devices are particularly vulnerable. Although it is true that Android devices account for 97 percent of mobile malware, there’s a caveat: the majority of this 97 percent relates to small, unregulated third party app stores in the Middle East and Asia. The figure becomes 0.1 … Continue reading “7 signs your phone has a virus (and what to do about it)”
The table below shows defacement growth per campaign during the past 24 hours since we published the statistics above. During the past 24 hours we have seen an average growth in defaced pages per campaign of 44%. The total number of defaced pages for all these campaigns, as indexed by Google has grown from 1,496,020 to 1,893,690. That is a 26% increase in total defaced pages in just 24 hours.
Your data has a 2 in 3 chance of already having been stolen and it will be stolen again and again. It doesn’t matter if you use secure passwords and have two factor authentication enabled on your accounts. It doesn’t matter if you are old or young, male or female, which country you are based in … Continue reading “Security Survival Guide”
If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you’ve likely suffered pain of data loss at some point due to hardware failure or viruses. Hopefully you’ve learned from this lesson, and taken the steps necessary to ensure all your important data is backed up, but does it include social media back ups? As each … Continue reading “How do I back up my Facebook page?”
If automatic update are enabled and your site has likely been updated to 4.7.2. If automatic updates are not enabled, it’s time to login to WordPress and update the software. Regardless, I strongly suggest you confirm you have the update and test your website make sure that everything is functioning as expected. Remember to back it up … Continue reading “Time To Check Your WordPress Website”
LinkedIn blogged today that in the next few weeks they will be rolling out the largest desktop redesign since LinkedIn’s inception which includes: Streamlined navigation Smarter messaging Richer Feed to keep you informed More intuitive search Greater insight into who’s viewing your content Better suggestions to make your profile stand out Here’s a sneak preview… … Continue reading “Has LinkedIn’s New Desktop Rolled Out To Your Account Yet?”
Can I set up Google Analytics Myself and How do I setup Google Analytics, are two questions people that take my digital marketing strategy training ask most frequently, because it’s a staple in your digital marketing strategy, and quick and easy way to find out what digital marketing tactics are working, which are not, and … Continue reading “How do I setup Google Analytics myself?”
I’m proud to say that THIS YEAR I’ve kept my resolution — to walk every other day — which according to Tony Robbins only 5% of people manage to do by January 15th. Want to know why? I credit and hightly recommend this video by Tony Robbins where he explains how to make SMART resolutions … Continue reading “How’s your new year’s resolutions going?”