Category Archives: Security Info

‘We’ve Noticed Some Unusual Activity’ Email Phishing Scam

PHISHINGPhishing is the fraudulent attempt to obtain sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by disguising oneself as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Typically carried out by email spoofing or instant messaging, it often directs users to enter personal information at a fake website which matches the look and feel of the legitimate site.

Hackers Point Large Botnet at WordPress sites to Steal Admin Passwords and Gain Server Access

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WORDPRESS – If you’re running a WordPress site, now would be a good time to ensure you are using very strong passwords and to make sure your username is not “admin.” According to reports from HostGator and CloudFlare, there is currently a significant attack being launched at WordPress blogs across the Internet. For the most part, this is a brute-force dictionary-based attack that aim to find the password

Internet Basics – The Role of ICANN

INTERNET – The Internet has many benefits and opens many doors for people all over the world, however there are also many dangers and pitfalls for the unwary. Criminals, perverts and obscure characters are ever present in any society; therefore it is advisable for every new Internet user and parent to get a basic understanding or overview of the Internet, find out who ‘controls’ it, where the dangers are and where to get help or protection when needed.