Posts in Category: Security

New cyber attack against WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and other web applications 

Date: April 15th, 2013 There is a new global brute-force attack on against ALL – WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal sites across the entire web hosting industry. All major, small, large, medium, hosting companies, and their clients are being impacted. ... read more
 
Posted by Adeeb Monday, April 15, 2013 8:17:00 PM Categories: IT Security

Protect your WordPress Login against Brute-Force Attack 

The solution described below (applies for All cPanel based hosting accounts) will provide you with an additional password for your wp-login page – which would increase your defense against brute force attacks significantly. 1. Log in to your... read more
 
Posted by Adeeb Monday, April 15, 2013 8:13:00 PM Categories: IT Security

Brute-Force Attack security – what is it and how to protect my site? 

Brute-force attack is a way for someone to guess your account password by using a trial-error method. During a brute-force attack in a very short of time a high number of possible passwords are tried against your account. Brute-force... read more
 
Posted by Adeeb Monday, April 15, 2013 7:54:00 PM Categories: IT Security

How to select a good password 

A few days ago Splash Data published a list with the worst passwords where as expected you can find words such as ‘password’ , ‘123456’, ‘dragon’, ‘sunshine’, etc. As obvious as it might be not to set your password to ‘password’, many people... read more
 
Posted by Adeeb Monday, April 15, 2013 7:46:00 PM Categories: IT Security