The blacklist is not the place any website owner would want their website to be. Because before anyone can enter a blacklisted website, they’ll be presented with a rather intimidating and alarming red or white screen with a warning text saying that the website is not safe. To say that this is a bad situation is an understatement, especially if your website is on the Google blacklist.[Read more…]
Selling ad space on blogs has always been one of the most common ways of making money online. However, nowadays it has become much more difficult for a blog to stand out online today than it once was. The picture is further complicated by the widespread ad fraud which has become a very serious issue over the last decade.[Read more…]
The security of your information is paramount in the modern day. Cybersecurity issues are far more crucial than ever before. Hackers are common in the cyberspace and the consequences of hacking are often disastrous. Recent Wipro report indicates that 29% of breaches targeted personal information while 41% of total breaches were in the healthcare industry. Such statistics show that the nature of attacks has evolved and the targets have also increased. [Read more…]
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is being praised for saving one man’s life not just once, but twice.
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It’s the Internet version of petty vandalism – a hacker cracks into your site and wreaks havoc, defacing it beyond recognition. How can you protect yourself?
It’s the online equivalent of throwing a brick through a window or covering a wall with crude graffiti. Out of either boredom, malice, or spite, a hacker cracks into a website, at which point they go absolutely wild. They delete pages, replace images and copy, and generally just destroy every last shred of the original site.
In a world where their website is usually the first impression a brand makes on the end user, this can be almost catastrophic, resulting in a ton of lost revenue.
Thankfully, it’s fairly simple to prevent all but the most expert of attacks, provided you know what you’re doing. Truth be told, it’s all a matter of due diligence. So long as you take the necessary steps to protect your website, you should be fine. [Read more…]