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Domain Registration Scams

Domain Registration Scams usually happen when registrars send out notices, and bills, even though you do not have your domain name registered with them. Worse, they tend to charge more money, and, sometimes they can tie up your domain name to the point where you end up losing it or paying an extraordinary sum of ...

Yahoo Breached Again 1 Billion Users Affected

Yahoo breached again resulting in more than one billion user accounts being compromised. The breach occurred in August 2013. This breach is believed to be separate from the reported this September. The stolen data may include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords and, possibly encrypted or unencrypted security questions ...

DNSChanger Router Exploit

The DNSChanger Exploit is distributed via malvertising and is unique because the malvertising component of the attack doesn’t target browsers but rather a victim’s router. This exploit is unrelated to the Netgear Router Exploit announced earlier. DNSChanger attacks begin with hackers buying and placing ads on mainstream websites. Those ads contain malicious code ...

Flash Blocked and No Longer Supported

As of January 2017, flash will no longer be supported by most major browsers. Most search engines including Google will also be blocking access to web pages that are using flash. Some search engines and browsers will just be displaying a warning but will still allow the user to visit the site; however, ...

Office 365 Phishing Attack

A new Office 365 phishing attack is is bypassing email filters and security. The attack is a fake email that displays what appears to be the correct URL, but actually leads to a third party phishing URL. Always use caution when clicking any links from any media. Read more about the latest Office 365 phishing attack… CourseVector ...

Netgear Routers Critical Flaw

Certain Netgear Routers have a serious flaw that could allow takeover of the router simply by visiting a compromised website. CERT/CC says Netgear R7000 (firmware version 1.0.7.2_1.1.93 and possibly earlier), R6400 (firmware version 1.0.1.6_1.0.4 and possibly earlier), and R8000, (firmware version 1.0.3.4_1.1.2) sport the vulnerability. Kalypto Pink says that models R7000P, R7500, R7800, R8500, and R9000 ...

Microsoft Update Causes Computers to Lose Internet Connection

Microsoft update causes computers to lose internet connections. Once updated, the PCs cannot automatically assign an IP address from the router and other devices on the network. Essentially, the PCs cannot automatically pick up their LAN-side IP address, router address and DNS settings from their broadband routers, causing them to drop off the internet and ...

WordPress Design Tips for a More Modern Website

Following our WordPress Design Tips can improve the visual appeal and usability of your website. Modern websites are highly stylized, using visually appealing combinations of text and graphics to keep the reader engaged. It takes a lot of effort to style each web page, as it often requires programming for every stylized page. The ...

Backlinks – Are They Really Helpful?

Backlinks are important to any website; however, the actual return on investment may be questionable. First and foremost, backlinks are more useful if they are coming from a site with a higher page rank or more authority than the page they are linking to. Obtaining backlinks from websites with less page rank will ...

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