Posts Tagged ‘updates’

Once you get your website secure it’s easy to keep it secure!

It’s a mistake to say “WordPress is insecure.”  Yes, it may have once been insecure but then Toyota’s cars once had motorcycle engines!  A lot’s changed.  David Hayes recently said this very clearly. It is very common for people who know very little about WordPress to say that it’s insecure. And there’s some reasons from history that this diffuse…

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Ideal Client: Established Materials Sciences Sub-contractors

Ideal clients for Website Updates: Materials Sciences Subcontractors

Well-established materials science sub-contractors might have thousands of clients for their specialized products and services… or if they’re in aerospace they might only have one or two!  Their marketing might be low-key, even word of mouth, and once established they may even have been doing business with the same procurement reps year after year. Times change though.…

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Why I Love Getting Dozens of Automated Emails…

I love getting good automatic messages

I’ve been getting dozens and dozens of automated emails this morning from sites all around the internet and… it’s making me really happy! The message?  Simple.  From the dozens of sites I’ve built and maintain their software’s up to date enough to do their own security updates automatically.  And let me know that… Your site…

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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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Good news! WordPress 3.9 dramatically improves posting photos and editing text!

There’s so much to like about the new WordPress 3.9.  If you’re a RealBasics maintenance client your site’s already been backed up, security checked, optimized, and updated to 3.9.  (If you’re not a maintenance client then give us a call!) Highlights: Much more mobile friendly interfaces! Improved visual editing — better format options, more mobile friendly. Add…

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Possible new WordPress “update required” phishing scam

Head’s up for WordPress users on rumors of a new variation on an older scam. It’s especially tricky right now because the newest versions of WordPress actually do send you email saying (truthfully!) that it’s automatically updated itself.  Here’s how one person reported the issue: USING WORDPRESS? Beware of a VERY legit looking email going…

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