Security

9 Reasons You Should Never Use a CMS

Website Developers - Reasons You Should Never Use a CMS I’d like to find that guy who was the first to promote to customers the idea that they could manage their own website “as easily as using a word processor” and give him a good kick in the ass. I think he deserves it. Really [...]

Bad Neighbors – Pitfalls of Cheap Hosts

What is a Bad Neighbor and why should you be concerned? Bad Neighbor is actually a vague term referring to many situations, mostly with reference to shared web hosting. However, the term can also refer to a link to a “less than honorable” website. We are referencing the bad neighbors related to e-commerce websites hosted [...]

Son of a Breach! Can Companies Just Safeguard Their Customers’ Data?

Just when consumers were starting to regain some company trust and safe-shopping stability after last year’s massive Target breach, a string of new large-scale company breaches quickly reminded us consumers just how insecure our personal data can be. Needless to say, it’s been a rough year for some major companies and an even rougher year [...]

Heartbleed – What is it and how does it affect you?

A newly discovered vulnerability in OpenSSL, one of the most commonly used implementations of the SSL and TLS cryptographic protocols, presents an immediate and serious danger to any unpatched server. The bug, known as Heartbleed, allows attackers to intercept secure communications and steal sensitive information such as login credentials, personal data, or even decryption keys. [...]

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Joomla 1.5 Vulnerable: Setting The Record Straight!

It has come to our attention that some hosting companies are force upgrading or suspending Joomla 1.5 users citing security concerns. We would like to clear the air, even though Joomla 1.5 is not officially supported any more, it is still a secure system as long as you have a patch for the one reported issue in [...]

2017-04-30T16:55:37-05:00developer, Hosting, Joomla, Security|Comments Off on Joomla 1.5 Vulnerable: Setting The Record Straight!