The IT world got a nasty little surprise on Monday, an OpenSSL Security Advisory, this bug was quickly named the Heartbleed bug and put a good percentage of secure transactions on the Internet at risk.
DNS Reflection Attacks
Some of our clients will already be aware of the problems we’ve had recently with a sustained DNS reflection attack, but we thought we’d explain here what happened and what a DNS reflection attack is!
FAQ: Changing the WordPress Admin User
Since the recent botnet attack on WordPress we’ve been asked a lot of times how to change the WordPress admin user to something else (so a hacker would have to guess the username as well as your password rather than being halfway there already!). Details of how to do this are in our knowledgebase: Changing… Read more »