DynDNS is currently being DDoS’d – May affect your site

DNS provider DynDNS, also known as Dyn.com is currently being attacked using a very aggressive DDoS attack. If you use them for your website DNS you probably have experienced outages today. You can get status updates from DynDNS themselves here and also on Twitter. This attack affects any website or online service that uses Dyn.com for…

A Plugin’s Expired Domain Poses a Security Threat to Websites

Do you keep all of your website software (including third-party themes, plugins, and components) up to date? You should! We always recommend this to our clients and readers. Applying updates quickly will make sure that you replace any vulnerable code as soon as the security patch is released. However, this isn’t the only reason to……

Nulled WordPress Themes: Malvertising and Black Hat SEO

If you have been following our blog for some time, you know that we regularly warn about risks associated with the use of third-party software on your site. A benign plugin may sneakingly inject ads into your site which cause malvertising problems for the site visitors (e.g. SweetCaptcha). Other plugins may be hijacked by hackers or……