Practical Tips for Securing Your Company’s WordPress Site

By Carla Lopez

Cyberattacks have been harming — and in some cases, crippling — small businesses across the globe ever since the internet became a thing, but especially over the last two years. And as security technology gets smarter and harder to crack, cybercriminals are also getting smarter and learning how to circumvent various security measures put into place. As ZenBusiness notes, “Digital tools make modern life easier, but they also invite new threats.” Hackers will go after ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Adult XXX Phish

Chef’s Special:  BEC Phish

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide a warning, examples ...

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What Does SQL Injection Look Like?

SQL injection is one of the top ten web site and web application exploits, according to OWASP, the Online Web Application Security Project.  I use Wordfence, a popular security plugin on my website, and occasionally Wordfence sends sends reports like the one below.  Double clicking on the picture will open it in a photo viewer, and allow you to see it full size.

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


Online Holiday Shopping Scams

Original release date: November 24, 2020

With more commerce occurring online this year, and with the holiday season upon us, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reminds shoppers to remain vigilant. Be especially cautious of fraudulent sites spoofing reputable businesses, unsolicited emails purporting to be from charities, and unencrypted financial transactions.

CISA encourages ...

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Friday Phish Fry

Phishing Email Alerts

Catch of the Day:  Google Search Fails Again

Chef’s Special:  Sophos Phishing Top Ten

Examples of clever phish that made it past my spam filters and into my Inbox, or from clients, or reliable sources on the Internet.

I would be delighted to accept suspicious phishing examples from you.  Please forward your email to phish@wyzguys.com.

My intention is to provide ...

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Weekend Update

A quick Saturday digest of cybersecurity news articles from other sources.


North Korean Malicious Cyber Activity

Original release date: August 19, 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have identified a malware variant—referred to as BLINDINGCAN—used by North Korean actors.


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