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 the ransom isn’t paid. So far, it’s affected over 200,000 computers in […]

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Plugin of the week – two-factor authentication

This week’s post about a recommended plugin is really a two-in-one… we’re also announcing a new, free plugin that should be useful to everyone. It’s a new two-factor authentication plugin that we’ve just released on wordpress.org. Two factor authentication What’s two-factor authentication (TFA)? Wikipedia’s article is here… but basically, it’s to do with securing your […]

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Do you write plugins?

This is a bit of a minority interest… but if you provide plugins for others, then you might be interested in a new free plugin from our sister company. It’s the “Simba Plugin Updates Manager”, available for free from here in the wordpress.org repository. What does it do? It allows you to host updates for […]

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Plugin of the week : Redirection

Next up in our occasional “recommended plugin” series is…  “Redirection”. It does one thing, and does it well – something that always appeals to site builders looking to develop knowledge of a set of tools that can cover them in any common situation. What does it do? Simply put, it redirects: users who click on […]

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Plugin of the week – BruteProtect

We’re not doing this every week; only some… but this week’s “plugin of the week” is BruteProtect. BruteProtect adds brute-force login protection (i.e. password guessing protection) to your WordPress website – with a particular twist. Most brute-force login protection plugins can only protect your site against the same attacker trying again, and again. This doesn’t […]

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