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Email Unsubscribe Does Not Seem To Work

Why does using the Email unsubscribe option of an Email does not seem to reduce spam? In many instances an unsubscribe link is not legitimate. Sometimes the unsubscribe link is simply used to verify that you have a working email address. Unsubscribing in that instance will also tell them that you actually opened the ...

Why You Need an Internet Marketing Service

An Internet Marketing Service provides professional SEO which is a method for making your site rank better in search engine results. Whether it’s Google, Bing or any other search engine, using keywords strategically on your website for your product or service will result in better rankings, more visitors, and in turn, more sales for your ...

NextGen Gallery Severe WordPress Vulnerability

There is a severe vulnerability in the NextGen Gallery plugin. Immediate attention is required. If you have this plugin installed and are not part of CourseVector’s Managed Hosting, please address the issue immediately. The vulnerability can allow the attacker to completely destroy your server. Also note that themes can and do incorporate plugins that are ...

Cloudflare Content Delivery Network Exposes Sensitive Information

Cloudflare, a service that helps optimize the security and performance of more than 5.5 million websites, warned customers today that a recently fixed software bug exposed a range of sensitive information that could have included passwords and cookies and tokens used to authenticate users. The leak may have been active since September 22, 2016. Some of ...

IGN and PCMag User Records Exposed

“A website configuration issue affecting itmanagement.com, a property owned by New York City digital publisher Ziff Davis, can be exploited to access a company database full of private user contact information, including names, phone numbers, employment details, email and employer addresses. The database also contains contact information for users registered on other Ziff Davis properties. ...

WordPress Flaw Exposes All WordPress Sites – Immediate Updates Required

A WordPress update made public on Jan. 26 with silently fixed an unauthenticated privilege escalation WordPress flaw in a REST API endpoint. Basically, anyone can send a specifically crafted URL to any WordPress website and it will allow the attacker to add/change or modify posts and pages on the website. The core files are not ...

Security News Bulletin

For some time now, CourseVector has provided a Security News Bulletin offering immediate feedback to several of our larger clients concerning security and data rules, potential issues, current threats and avoidance recommendations. The service has no set number of notifications and deals almost exclusively with security issues. The information is more timely and more ...

Netgear Routers Hundreds of Thousands Compromised

Netgear Routers have a flaw that exposes them to a password bypass compromise. There is a huge number of routers affected, so if you have any Netgear routers, it is a good bet you have issues. The Netgear routers can only be compromised if remote management is enabled. CourseVector’s security team always suggests, just ...

Page Rank and How Links Make a Difference

Page Rank can be affected by links, negatively as well as positively. Links are an important ranking factor in the Google Universe. The number of external links can significantly improve page rankings, but only if the links are of high quality and they relate to the subject at hand. There are many companies that ...

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