What is the risk from the latest SSLv3 vulnerability POODLE

What is the risk from the latest SSLv3 vulnerability POODLE So what is Poodle? We tweeted early yesterday evening that a new major vulnerability was about to be disclosed and sure enough, late last night, the full disclosure was released. The latest discovery of a serious vulnerability affecting all internet users (following on from Shellshock and the previous Heartbleed) was initially made by some security […]

Benefits of using a VPN Internet Connection

Benefits of using a VPN Internet Connection . What is a VPN A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a networking technology that creates a secure network connection over a public network such as the Internet or a private network owned by a service provider. Large companies and other organisations use VPN technology to enable remote users to securely connect to a private network to access […]

Shellshock bash vulnerability bigger than recent Heartbleed

Shellshock bash vulnerability bigger than recent Heartbleed. Shellshock or Bash security vulnerability made public today Another new security flaw has been discovered and made public today in what is probably one of the most widely used interfaces – the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix based operating systems, including the vast majority of web servers and also MAC systems. It has been described […]

Adobe to patch Reader and Acrobat (yet again) tomorrow

Adobe to patch Reader and Acrobat (yet again) tomorrow In a move similar to Microsoft, Adobe have recently begun delivering security patches on the second Tuesday of each month and are also pre-announcing them. This Thursday the 4th September, they announced a critical (their highest of four security levels !) release for Adobe Reader versions 10 and 11 and Acrobat versions 10 and 11 – […]

Serious Security Hole Found in WordPress All in One SEO Plugin

Serious Security Hole Found in WordPress All in One SEO Plugin. If you run a WordPress website of any kind then the chances are that you will also be running one of the two main SEO plugins – “All in One SEO” created by Michael Torbert. While this is a fantastic plugin (we use it ourselves on this site), and has been downloaded more than […]

Is Google going to add having an SSL a ranking signal

Is Google going to rank sites higher if they have an SSL Google, along with a number of other high profile websites, have been migrating their sites over to use SSL encryption for all website pages rather than the historical usage for register / login / account and shopping cart pages and there are rumours flying around that Google may add whether a site is […]

CubeCart version 5.2.9 released – update immediately

CubeCart version 5.2.9 released – a detailed look at the changes. What has changed in CubeCart V5.2.9 since V5.2.8 Important Security Update: Session Fixation Vulnerability & Potential Session Hijack Patch. The use of shared SSL certificates is no longer supported as the session ID is no longer passed in the URL Improved PayPal Pro Direct Payment Error Handling Fixes and improvements to the Checkout By […]

CubeCart version 5.2.4 released upgrade immediately

CubeCart version 5.2.4 released – upgrade immediately. Hot on the heels of the recent 5.2.3 release, another upgrade, 5.2.4 has been made available by the CubeCart development team but this time it is flagged as an important security release and ALL current V5 users are urged to upgrade to this version as soon as possible. If you also use PayPal as a payment gateway then […]

Update Adobe Flash & Shockwave Players Immediately for Priority 1 Vulnerability

Update Adobe Flash & Shockwave Players Immediately. Adobe have today released updates to Flash Player and Shockwave Player for both PC and MAC to address a vulnerability that they classify as priority one – which means that it is a very high risk of it being exploited. The newly released versions on Windows and Mac are 11.8.800.168 and 11.7.700.242 respectively and any versions prior to […]

Launchkey Releases WordPress Plugin

Launchkey Releases WordPress Plugin. Coming soon after the official Announcement of the Launchkey Public Beta, the developers have quickly released their promised WordPress Plugin. Installing and activating the plugin was straight forward, especially as we already had a Launchkey account and had paired an iPhone for our initial testing with their own website – this is a one-off task that only takes a few minutes […]

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