Internet Security

Who is logged in to your Facebook?


facebook security

If you are worried that your Facebook account may have been compromised you can check to see if anybody else is logged in – and log them out – and then you should change your password, just in case. Most…

Beware the Adobe Echosign Phishing Scam


Echosign scam

I just received the following email with title “Review the document“: From: [email protected] Hi, You have received a document via Adobe Echosign. Sign in with your googlemail to review the document. Sign In Here. Thank you. Clicking the “Sign In…

Is the BT Infinity / Broadband hub safe?


You may have seen in the news this week that some routers are failing security tests putting home computers at serious risk of being hacked. Over the past week owners of Linksys and Asus routers have experienced hacking attacks which are…

New Paypal Phishing Scam? “Your account has limitations – you can resolve this now”


Just had an email which appears to be from PayPal. Has the logo and comes from [email protected] The first line says “Your account has limitations – you can resolve this now” and then: You may have noticed that some limitations…

Basic WordPress Security


I run several WordPress sites which have not been updated for ages. None have been hacked. I feel the need for a new blog post….  WordPress Security Keep it updated If you only update from a few select locations and…

Another Russian Invasion – WordPress Uploadify Targeted


Uploadify.php is a jQuery plugin that provides a way to upload files to a Wordpress blog without having to use the Media Upload in the admin area. Unfortunately, the plugin and theme developers do not update them, but people still use them. If you use uploadify as a standalone plugin you would have received an update.