Wannacry ransomware

You’ve probably heard all about the Wannacry ransomware that’s been spreading like wildfire across computer networks since last Friday- the one that encrypts computer files, demands a ransom (that doubles within 3 days) and threatens to delete the files in 7 days if...

WordPress host goes bust with many websites lost.

(And 4 other WordPress horror stories you can avoid only with a comprehensive backup plugin…) Have you ever experienced the chilling, spine-tingling realisation that your website has been hacked? Or perhaps you’ve lived through the horrible nightmare of seeing your...

Happy Christmas 2015

A very happy Christmas from team UpdraftPlus to each and every customer. To help with the unwinding, here’s a version of my personal favourite Christmas song, performed by Hillsdale College, Michigan: “A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices, For yonder breaks a new...

Google Chrome 45 and WordPress

If you use Google Chrome as your browser, then you probably don’t know what version you’ve got installed – Chrome automatically updates itself, and doesn’t make a fuss about it. And that’s fine – we’ve all got better things to do than keep track of arbitrary numbers....