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Google Plus To Shut Down

on October 15, 2018 | Google Plus | Comments (0)
Google Plus To Shut Down

Google Plus recently (in March 2018) suffered a security flaw in their social networking product that exposed user data that had been set to private. Such data like name, age, gender, occupation and email address has been exposed. The security vulnerability was kept quiet and only recently revealed in the media. Google has now announced they […]

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Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

on March 24, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Offers Privacy Check Up For Public Posts

Lately we have seen Facebook prompting users who share public content in a ‘Privacy Check-Up’. In an effort to make sure users are sharing their updates with the correct audience, Facebook has been prompting users who share Public Content to verify what audience their posts should reach: This is especially useful for younger audiences who […]

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WordPress Auto Updates Millions Of Blogs Around The World With Important Security Fixes

on April 10, 2014 | WordPress | Comments (0)
WordPress Auto Updates Millions Of Blogs Around The World With Important Security Fixes

WordPress has just released an important security fix for their blogging software – version 3.8.2. The WordPress site goes on to explain this is an important security update and all WordPress.org users should update to the latest version as soon as possible. If your blog supports automatic updates, then WordPress would have automatically updated you […]

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Twitter Is Finally Rolling Out 2 Factor Authentication Security Feature

on May 23, 2013 | Twitter | Comments (0)
Twitter Is Finally Rolling Out 2 Factor Authentication Security Feature

Twitter announced yesterday that they are finally rolling out a 2 factor authentication feature to help us all keep our Twitter accounts more secure. For some time, Facebook has had a sophisticated security features. If you sign in from an unfamiliar location (to your previous sign-ins) – Facebook will then prompt you to pass some […]

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WordPress 3.3.1 Released

on January 7, 2012 | WordPress | Comments (1)
WordPress 3.3.1 Released

The WordPress 3.3 update was rather large, with a number of new features and layouts for blog users. WordPress have now rolled our version 3.3.1 of their software to tackle some security vulnerabilities that arose from the 3.3 update. Blog Security is an important aspect often overlooked and I am always vigilant about making sure […]

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WordPress 3.3 Now Released

on December 13, 2011 | WordPress | Comments (1)
WordPress 3.3 Now Released

WordPress 3.3 has been released and you should start seeing the Upgrade button in your WordPress dashboard. A number of enhancements have been made, such as: Automatic file type detection on media upload Drag and Drop media interface More file formats allowed for upload WordPress Dashboard redesign New Header Admin toolbar New Info popups in […]

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WordPress Security

on September 1, 2011 | WordPress | Comments (0)
WordPress Security

WordPress is the most popular blogging software in the world, and ‘out-of-the-box’ the security is pretty good as WordPress are always actively releasing updates that include security enhancements. However there is still further room to secure your WordPress installation, particularly if you are on your own server. If you have a shared host *generally* the […]

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WordPress releases version 3.1.4 – Security Updates

on June 30, 2011 | Blog WordPress | Comments (0)
WordPress releases version 3.1.4 - Security Updates

Hi All – just a quick update to let you know WordPress has released version 3.1.4 of their popular blogging software to feature a number of security updates. Specifically the update addresses Database and Editor level vulnerabilities that could allow deeper access into the site beyond assigned user roles. So go in into your WordPress dashboard and […]

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WordPress 3.1.2 now released

on April 27, 2011 | WordPress | Comments (0)
Wordpress 3.1.2 now released

Hi All, Just a quick update to let you know WordPress has released Version 3.1.2 of their blogging software. This release is a security update for all WordPress users. Updates include: – Fix tag bugs – Fix user query bug when ordering by post count – Fix contributor level vulnerability – Fix title bug when […]

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Foursquare updates iOS app, 3.0.1 – gets HTTPS encryption

Foursquare updates iOS app, 3.0.1 - gets HTTPS encryption

Geolocation mobile application, Foursquare has just released version 3.0.1 of their iPhone/ iOS application. The new version fixes a few small bugs that the last major update, V3 unveiled. Foursquare has also taken extra security measures for its users by using HTTPS by default across smartphone applications, mobile site and even regular websites. That’s right, […]

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