What is two-step authentication?

  photo: Google SUMMARY:Two-step authentication helps protect your account from unauthorized access if someone manages to steal your password. It can be a pain to set up, but that’s a small price to pay for extra security. There’s been a big red exclamation point at the top of my WordPress dashboard over the last couple of ...

Fueled by super botnets, DDoS attacks grow meaner and ever-more powerful

This was originally posted on Arstechnica Average amount of bandwidth used in DDoS attacks spiked eight-fold last quarter. Wikipedia Coordinated attacks used to knock websites offline grew meaner and more powerful in the past three months, with an eight-fold increase in the average amount of junk traffic used to take sites down, according to a ...

Securing and Hardening WordPress

Security in WordPress is taken very seriously, but as with any other system there are potential security issues that may arise if some basic security precautions aren’t taken. This article will go through some common forms of vulnerabilities, and the things you can do to help keep your WordPress installation secure. This article is not ...

Global Attack on WordPress Sites

As I write this post, there is an on going and highly distributed, global attack on wordpress installations to crack open admin accounts and inject various malicious scripts. To give you a little history, we recently heard from a major law enforcement agency about a massive attack on US financial institutions originating from our servers. ...