Technical

Pros and Cons of Password Managers

I can hear it now, “Not another post about passwords. Someone make it stop!” Well as long as ‘password’ and ‘123456’ continue to top lists of most commonly used passwords, I am going to keep writing about passwords. Password managers are tools used for storing passwords either on your computer or in the cloud (aka, the […]

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How Hackers Can Learn Your Password

I have spoken a lot about creating strong passwords. While I mostly talk about security related to WordPress blogs, these apply to any website you login to. No matter how many times I talk about secure passwords, users still create simple passwords that the hackers have no trouble breaking. So, let’s see how a hacker determines your password. If […]

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Best Security Advice from 2015

There are many events in 2015 that can teach us lessons of security, but the Ashley Madison hack has many, many lessons to teach us. For those unaware, Ashley Madison was a site where you could schedule ex-marital affairs. In other words, it was a site for cheaters. You paid a fee and you could meet […]

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Why Hackers Hack

WordPress is run on more than 76 million websites. This makes learning to hack WordPress a valuable skill for hackers. Hackers are looking to hack your WordPress site for many reasons. Most of these reasons come down to money; they are looking for ways to make money with your hacked website. Three of the most […]

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Securing Your Wireless Network

More and more people are choosing to work from home. Some are telecommuters; others start a home business. Either way, the advantages are many. Some of the advantages include flexible schedule, avoiding the rush hour traffic, spending more time with the family. One thing in common is these people need a home office. And even people with […]

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My Five Favorite WordPress Plugins

Let’s face it, everyone you talk to will have a different opinion on the WordPress plugins you should install. I think as long as you have the basics covered (security, backups, sharing, SEO, and contact), whatever plugins you choose are fine. These are the five I always install on my WordPress blogs. Now before we […]

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Five Factors Of Effective WordPress Themes

If you’re blogging on the WordPress platform, one of the first thing you probably did was install a new WordPress theme. You probably still occasionally change themes and waste a lot of time doing minor modifications that when summed up merely distracts you from blogging itself. I get it; choosing the right theme is important. The theme defines […]

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