Category Archive: Security

The POODLE Vulnerability Meets The Watchdogs Of WSD

POODLE with cone of shame

The Internet got hit by its 3rd major security flaw of the year recently with the POODLE vulnerability, which exploits an 18-year-old encryption technology called SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 and comes on the heels of the Bash Bug and the Heartbleed vulnerability.

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Lessons From The Home Depot Hack: Don’t Do It Yourself

The Home Depot

Earlier this month Home Depot suffered what was arguably the biggest security breach in American retail history. As many as 56 million customer credit cards were compromised in a cyberattack that installed malicious software on payment systems at retail stores across the country.

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Secure SSL Certificates with VPS Hosting


As always, the hunt for mini tricks and tips to up one’s ranking in search engines is a center-point of topics buzzing about the internet. The most recent clue from Google to get an extra boost in priority, is to add a SSL certificate on your site. Google wants all website owners to make the switch from HTTP to HTTPS to provide a secure and...

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Found: Internet Explorer Security Hole

Microsoft has announced there is a security hole in Internet Explorer versions 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11. Consistent with its plan to stop providing support for XP on April 8th, the company has confirmed that it will not be issuing a fix for browsers running on XP.

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