Security

Coding, Web Design

Hot Web Design and Development – July 2021

Welcome to the July 2021 edition of web design and development. This month’s edition features all the latest news and going on in the web design and developer world. This month features a new kid on the SSG block. Schools are out for summer so there is a fresh load of learning resources.

Web Design, Coding

Hot Web Design and Development – June 2021

Welcome to the June 2021 edition of web design and development. This month’s edition features all the latest news and going on in the web design and developer world. Furthermore, there has been a couple of major announcements from both Microsoft and Apple. On the security front, Western Digital are also in the news and a mysterious trojan is lurking.

Technology

My Book Live NAS Drives Exploit

A recent security exploit has rendered an entire range of My Book Live and My Book Live Duo useless. The Network Attached Storage hard drives, made by Western Digital, were affected by a vulnerability that was first discovered in 2018. Sadly the devices that were affected hadn’t been updated since 2015.

WordPress

Captivating WordPress Statistics 2020 – Infographic

Love WordPress? The following infographic shows WordPress statistics from birth, in 2003, right through to the present time. The infographic features statistics about the growth and how popular it became in such a short time. WordPress themes and plugins are also on the agenda. How many times do people switch themes every month?  WordPress has become highly popular with attacks over the past decade so it would only be right to feature security and vulnerabilities.

Marketing

4 Tips for Improving Security for Your Online Retail Store

If you own an online retail store, you know just how much work is required to run a successful operation. While most of your effort will be focused on marketing and generating sales, there is one area you cannot overlook: security.  You might believe that having anti-virus software in place is enough, but this is far from the case. Malicious attackers are becoming more sophisticated with each passing day, developing new and inventive ways to bypass security.

Software, WordPress

Appspector Browser Extension Injects Code into WordPress Posts

Recently, it has been discovered that the Appspector Extension for web browsers has been injecting JavaScript code into Search Engines. More alarmingly it has also been injecting code into WordPress Post/Page editor. The popular extension, which has since been removed from Google Chrome and Firefox, detects which technologies are being used on a website.