Hack Prevention

WordPress Website Care & Maintenance Plans

Does Your Website Need an Oil Change? WordPress Website Care & Maintenance

By Liz Eisworth | December 15, 2017

When I was 16, I inherited my mom’s blue mustang. I loved driving that car, and I put a LOT of miles on it chauffeuring my friends around. I loved that car all the way up until the day the... Continue Reading »

Stop Hacks and Malware - Keep Wordpress Up-To-Date

Upgrade Your WordPress Version to Help Prevent Hacks

By Liz Eisworth | January 2, 2015

Keeping your Wordpress website up-to-date is not just a good idea, it’s a requirement.

Wordpress is a wonderful platform–it’s open-source (translation:practically free), it has fantastic SEO benefits right out of the box. It’s estimated that 15% of the internet runs on Wordpress. However, because it is so popular, evil hackers are ALWAYS trying to find and exploit vulnerabilities in the code in order to hack your site.

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Be Less Hackable: WordPress 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security Release

By Liz Eisworth | September 26, 2013

Out-of-Date Software is the leading cause of website infections. Update WordPress to prevent malware infections. If your WordPress dashboard looks like this, it’s time to update. Don’t Wait Until it’s an Emergency Enroll in the Website Maintenance and Monitoring plan.... Continue Reading »

WordPress 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release

By Liz Eisworth | June 24, 2013

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. The WordPress security team resolved seven security issues, and this release also contains some additional security hardening. Details on the release » This is a... Continue Reading »

How to create a Sophisticated Yet Easy-to-Remember Password

By Liz Eisworth | April 24, 2013

No one intentionally chooses a bad password.  Most people choose bad passwords because they are easy to remember…BUT would you leave your car unlocked just because that way, it’s easy for you to get in later? A weak password is... Continue Reading »

Defend Against Brute Force Attacks with a Very Strong Password

By Liz Eisworth | April 12, 2013

Brute Force Attacks on WordPress and Joomla Login Pages This Week Over the past several days, many web hosts are reporting a sharp increase of brute-force attacks on their systems, including our hosting. These attacks attempt to gain access to... Continue Reading »

Constant Vigilance… with Sucuri!

By Eddy Pareja | May 24, 2012

The Problem: Your website has been hacked. A while back a client came to us with a compromised website. Unbeknownst to her her website had been infected with malware. It wasn’t until clients started calling to let her know their... Continue Reading »