What Motivates a Hacker?

What motivates a hacker? Why would a hacker be interested in your website, even if it’s small? Find out, and learn how to keep them out.

What is a VPN and do you need one?

With more and more people working from home, it’s past time to talk about VPNs. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network, and a VPN is an important part of keeping your data secure.

WordPress Security: WordPress 5.5.2 and 5.5.3 release

WordPress 5.4.2 patches six security vulnerabilities, so if your website has not automatically upgraded to a secure version, please upgrade your WordPress installation as soon as possible.

Bitcoin Ransomware Scam Alert: “Your Site Has Been Hacked.”

We’ve been alerted to a new – and fake – Bitcoin ransomware scam going around. You should be aware of it, especially if you’re a website owner.

Keep Your WooCommerce Website Secure

The number one thing you can do for your website and your visitors is to keep it up to date. Sucuri gives us details on what can happen if you don’t keep your WooCommerce website secure and up to to date.

WordPress Security Alert: WordPress 5.4.2 release

WordPress 5.4.2 patches six security vulnerabilities, so if your website has not automatically upgraded to a secure version, please upgrade your WordPress installation as soon as possible.

Google Ads Phishing Scam

Phishing scams pretend to be from someone you trust. They alert you to an alarming urgent issue, and encourage you to click on a link to log in. Phishing emails can be very sneaky and hard to recognize if you’re not looking for the signs. You can learn to identify phishing emails, like this Google Ads phishing scam.

WordPress Security Alert: WordPress 5.4.1 release

WordPress 5.4.1 patches seven security vulnerabilities, so if your website has not automatically upgraded to a secure version, please upgrade your WordPress installation as soon as possible.

Should I update to the latest version of WordPress?

Should you always update to the latest version of WordPress? If you’ve read our blog posts before, you know that we at RED recommend keeping your WordPress software and plugins up to date as one of the best ways to keep your WordPress website secure. But is this always necessary?