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Hidden Hacks: How to Check if Your WordPress Website Has Been Hacked

Posted by Kevin Fouche on Dec 23, 2020

Most people have a Hollywood-influenced idea of what it means when your website is hacked. We get the idea that hackers are live villains trying to break down your firewall. In the movies, the hacker's fingers clack at-speed over a keyboard which somehow powers the brute-force password hack, which is somehow the only defence between hackers and the target servers. At the same time, the security team is shouting at each other and trying to form some keyboard-warrior defence. This is not really how website hacks work.

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Topics: Website Security

13 WordPress Security Features that Protect Your Users

Posted by Mark Fouche on Nov 18, 2020

Security for a business website is essential. Not only do you need a high-performing website that can't be hacked or interrupted - you also need strong defences for your user accounts. Today, we're here to highlight the top 13 WordPress security features available through today's plugins that will protect your user accounts.

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Topics: WordPress, Website Security

8 Top WordPress Security Plugins for Business Websites

Posted by Mark Fouche on Oct 21, 2020

Building a website is a grand adventure for most brands, whether you are building your first website or redesigning from an existing site. WordPress makes it easy through themes and dashboards to quickly customise your website for any brand or purpose you might need.

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Topics: Website Security

10 Signs That Your WordPress Site is Hosting Hidden Malware

Posted by Kevin Fouche on Mar 25, 2020

Due to increased hacker interest, WordPress security is more important than ever. A current hacker-favourite is to take over a site and subtly hang out in the background, soaking up server resources and web traffic more like a parasite than the kind of data-stealing or ransomware attack we've come to watch for and fear.

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Topics: Website Security

10 Ways to Make Sure Your WordPress Theme is Secure and Malware-Free

Posted by Mark Fouche on Dec 11, 2019

One of the truly great things about the WordPress community is the open availability of custom themes on the market. Your theme is essentially a plug-and-play website design, saving you tons of time and development work creating a unique design of your own. Most themes can be personalised, many themes are expertly crafted.

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Topics: Website Security