WordPress v Ransomware

WordPress v Ransomware

WordPress security experts Wordfence reported recently that they’ve seen ransomware attacks on WordPress sites. One such variant of ransomware is being called “EV Ransomware”. What does it do? Ransomware is malicious software which is installed on...

Does my business need to be online?

You think your business needs to be online but you’re not that keen because you think it will take up a huge amount of time and money and you don’t have the expertise or the confidence to start. You’re not alone. Only 23% of Irish businesses are trading online, that’s...
Protect yourself against The WPSetup Attack

Protect yourself against The WPSetup Attack

We already know that hackers are continually finding new ways to attack websites. The latest method targets fresh installations of WordPress and where access is obtained provides the attacker with access to your hosting account and a method to run harmful code on your...

WannaCry Ransomware

Well if you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few days you’ll have heard about the WannaCry Ransomware that has been used to successfully attack many systems, including the NHS IT system in the UK. Ransomware is a particularly obnoxious method...

Social Media for your Business – Twitter

Should I use the Social Media channel Twitter for my business? In a continuation of our series on social media for business, we review Twitter. Twitter is approx ten years old and is defined as an online news and social networking service where users post and read...