Maintenance Plans

What Would You Do If Your Site Completely Disappeared?

Recent database server-failure messages.

Nobody wants to see messages like these when they visit their website.  Or their hosting company.  Or their website control panel. And the good news?  Usually you don’t! It’s even better news if you have regular, recent backups stored somewhere besides your hosting company’s servers. That way, if bad comes to worse and your hosting company has…

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15 Million Vulnerable to All in One SEO Pack Bug

All-in-one-SEO Pack hack fixed

  Yesterday the vulnerability was announced. If you’re a RealBasics maintenance client using All in One SEO Pack your site is already protected and the plugin fixed. Today, All in One SEO Pack plugin team has released an emergency security update that patches two critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities and one cross site scripting (XSS) flaw,…

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News for clients about the “Heartbleed” security flaw

Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability Logo

Summary: Unless we’ve contacted you individually via phone or email your site doesn’t use security certificates and so it’s not directly affected by the widely reported Heartbleed internet-security bug. Details: When a security bug is reported as straight news in the New York Times it’s probably pretty serious.  And the newly reported OpenSSL “Heartbleed” bug, which may have…

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Why YOUR Site Needs Strong Passwords

Over at the WordFence blog, Mark Maunder explains why it’s important to enforce strong passwords on your website: f someone hacks your site and downloads the user database table they can crack your encrypted passwords at their leisure  We can fix that and here’s why that matters! “Why do I care, my site has already been…

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