Security

Beware of Questionable Apps when Downloading to Your Smartphone

Beware of Questionable Apps when Downloading to Your Smartphone

By on Jan 16, 2013 in Education, News, Security, Tips | 0 comments

Smartphones are small, powerful computers that have a million & 1 apps to choice from for download. Games, maps, exercise helpers, etc. are all available from a multitude of developers for a smartphone. With all these killa apps comes risks too. Be aware of questionable apps that might be taking more than they are giving. Kind of a selfish move, but still it...

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Tips to Keep WordPress Safe presentation

By on Aug 7, 2012 in Education, Security, Tips, Wordpress | 0 comments

This is a presentation that Harvester Solutions did for the Upstate South Carolina WordPress Group on August 7, 2012. We go over some backend, pre-WordPress install tips, Dashboard Admin tricks and suggest several helpful plugins to help keep a WordPress website safe. Included are lots of links to more information too. And, be sure to read through the blog post...

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Keep WordPress Safe with Common Sense & Tools

By on Aug 6, 2012 in Backup, Education, Security, Tips, Wordpress | 1 comment

Maintaining a safe website, for the most part, is common sense. For example, when people leave town on a vacation they lock the front door of the house. Use those same common sense drivers to ensure that the WordPress website is basically secure from not so well intentioned people when they come snooping. Here are some tips to help keep a WordPress install safe.  ...

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Create Strong Passwords or Get Hacked

By on Jul 23, 2012 in Education, Security | 1 comment

OK…lots of news about passwords being hacked and user accounts being compromised so here is some advice about what to do in order to prevent the nasties from getting your valuable passwords. In a previous post, LastPass was mentioned as a great password manager. LastPass is cool, but if you’re paranoid of “the cloud” or “other...

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Password Security with Password Management

By on Jul 16, 2012 in Education, News, Online Tools, Security | 2 comments

Lots of news lately about passwords being compromised. For example, LinkedIn a couple of weeks ago getting thousands of passwords and other customer information compromised. Or, Yahoo! having passwords and email addresses hacked and then posted for all to see on the Internet. These are just a few of the highly publicized password hackings that have gone on in the...

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