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When a Good Thing Goes Bad – How Vulnerabilities Were Intentionally Built into pipdig

Don’t just pay attention to the man behind the curtain, tear the curtain down and burn it. That’s been the general sentiment among the InfoSec community on Twitter this past week in the wake of the discovery of multiple vulnerabilities intentionally built into the popular pipdig Power Pack (P3) plugin. I could easily write 3,000 words digging into the code, but that’s been covered incredibly well already by other researchers. Instead, I’m going to focus more on the effects of this situation, and on how we as a security-minded community can make a difference going forward.

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Microsoft Seizes Website

Microsoft takes control of websites from Iranian hackers. Is there an abuse of power in trying to help?

If cybercriminals were creating illegitimate websites to impersonate your brand and steal victims’ information—would you shut down those sites if you could?

That’s exactly what Microsoft did when it took control of 99 websites that Iranian hackers used to try to steal sensitive information from targeted victims, namely United States employees in the public and private sectors. According to Microsoft, the hackers “specifically directed” their attacks on government agencies in Washington.

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SiteLock Webinar

Reserve Your Seat for Our Free Webinar! Core Concepts for WordPress Themes

SiteLock is hosting a free webinar on Core Concepts of WordPress Themes with WPShout co-owner David B. Hayes and you’re invited! 

The live event is LIVE on April 4 at 12:00 p.m. CST. Click here to register!

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Vulcan Wire Bounces Back from Cyberattack with SiteLock Website Security Solutions

Company Overview

Founded in 1975, Vulcan Wire is a leading U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor specializing in baling wire and cargo securement products. All of Vulcan Wire’s manufacturing takes place in the company’s main warehouse in Hayward, California, and the company is committed to providing the best in product selection, expertise, and distribution services in the U.S. steel industry. Vulcan Wire launched its website in 2009 to expand marketing efforts, showcase product offerings and establish an initial point of contact for prospective customers.

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Website Security Trust Factors

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Cryptojacking

Have you ever heard of cryptojacking? Maybe not, because it is a relatively new type of cyberthreat that many entrepreneurs and small business owners are still unaware of. However, with over 3 million cryptojacking attacks detected between January and May 2018, it could pose a significant threat to your livelihood and business’s reputation. That is no reason to panic though. This article explains exactly what you need to know about cryptojacking, cryptocurrency, and how it directly impacts website security. You’ll also learn three simple best practices to protect your website and your reputation.

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SiteLock INFINITY Wins Gold in 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for the Second Year in a row!

Company Also Earns Silver in Additional Category

We’re excited to announce that SiteLock earned Gold and Silver recognition in the 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for Best Website Security and Most Innovative Cybersecurity Company! The 2019 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards recognize companies, products, and professionals that demonstrate excellence, innovation, and leadership in information security.

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Website Security

3 Ways to Show Your Website Some Love

For many people, a website is a work of passion that gets countless hours of attention. For others, it is something they set and forget. However, if we all show our website more love by actively focusing on website improvements, we are rewarded with better site performance. With that in mind, let’s look at three top ways to show your website some love.

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SiteLock – A Great Place to Work!

When you walk through the front doors at SiteLock, chances are a few words come to mind: Dynamic. Diverse. Empowering.

Between the open floor plan that drives collaboration, rousing games of ping pong, catered meals, and an upbeat environment, we pride ourselves on having a unique culture.

What makes our culture so special? At SiteLock we genuinely care about our employees, their success, and their happiness. Our core DNA is held together by The SiteLock Way, a shared set of values that define how we do business—which we live day in and day out.

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Webinar blog

Reserve Your Seat for Our Free Webinar! Determining and Deterring Your Risk of a Website Attack

SiteLock is hosting a free webinar and you’re invited! Join us LIVE on February 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. CST as we discuss how to determine and deter your website’s risk of a cyberattack. Learn from our SiteLock Product Expert, Ben Brown, as he uncovers who is at risk, what is at risk, how to determine your risk level and ways to lower your risk.

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Counting Down the Top 10 Most Popular SiteLock Blogs in 2018

Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn more about securing your website? Maybe you want to dive into the world of malware and learn more about what it is and how it can be prevented. Or perhaps you want to understand what to do if a web host suspends your website due to a cyberattack. Whatever the reason, make 2019 the year you resolve to put cybersecurity first.

There is a lot of information on the web on this subject and with 155 SiteLock blogs published in 2018 alone–that’s a lot content to search through! We’ve made it easy for you learn more about cybersecurity and how to secure your website in 2019 by gathering our most popular blogs in one place. Join us as we countdown the top 10 most popular SiteLock blogs in 2018!

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