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Over 50 Tools To Analyze Your Security

Over 50 Tools To Analyze Your Security

Here’s another great article from the security pros at Wordfence. This is both scary and informative. From the moment I read this article on security tools, I’ve been trying them all and I can’t believe what I’m finding. 51 Tools for Security Analysts This entry was posted in General Security, Research, WordPress Security on April 20, 2017 by Mark Maunder Yesterday at Wordfence we had an “all welcome” technology sharing meeting with the entire company – or at least everyone that…

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Don’t Host With The Domain Name Provider

Don’t Host With The Domain Name Provider

Here’s another great eye-opening article from the awesome people at WordFence. The Offer 10 Reasons to Buy Your Domain Name and Hosting From Different Companies. It makes sense to house your site in the same place where you got your domain, especially since many providers offer seamless user interfaces for managing them both and some also offer free domains when you purchase hosting. On the other hand, there are many caveats that could make this seemingly natural pairing turn sour…

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Your Home Router May Be Vulnerable

Your Home Router May Be Vulnerable

I follow the WordFence.com/blog, and recently they published a report the scared the heck out of me. I’m also in the WordPress design and hosting business so the was very important to me. Tens of thousands of hacked home routers are attacking WordPress websites. When these home routers are compromised the attacker has full access to the home network behind each router and can work at hacking into workstations, mobile devices, home cameras, temperature control units and anything else connected…

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Revoked SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites

Revoked SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites

Warning! SSL Certificates on Malicious Phishing Sites Did you know that even though your Chrome browser tells you a website is secure, in reality the sites certificate may already have been revoked? Chrome will still show the site as ‘Secure’. The fact that the certificate is revoked is buried so deep in Chrome developer tools that most people will never find it. I feel this is something every online user should know about and I’ll explain how to protect yourself…

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