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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 422
Posted By so11
Re: Selling a cybersecurity service?

Yeah, I'd have to disagree. Cybersecurity management, pen testing and so on are specific expertise.

Though, you do need to make sure that your contracts, service agreements, etc. are in place and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th September 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 422
Posted By so11
Re: Selling a cybersecurity service?

Hi,

I'd say it's all about Trust. This is relevant to any business, but when you deal with confidential information and offer services that may impact your clients' reputation, it becomes even...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By so11
Re: Wordpress Security

Hello,

You might got it wrong...Yes you always need to think security, but it doesn't imply that you NEED security plugins.

Understand and identify what needs to be protected and only then get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By so11
Re: Site getting hacked?

Look for other clues... If your site is under attack, there are should be other signs.

Ex.: unusual traffic sources, bandwidth, logs, users get locked out, etc.

good luck
Forum: Warriors For Hire 13th May 2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By so11
(Security) Don’t compromise your business and your clients trust

How can you really know if your website is secure from hackers? Are those security plugins and configurations really working as advertised?

There is only one way to find out! Test it!

...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By so11
Re: Password Software

yes, as stated above, 1Password is an excellent solution.

Your information is encrypted at all time. You can synch info securely between multiple devices. There is also backup/restore feature...
Forum: Programming 30th April 2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By so11
Re: The Huge attack on WordPress sites

I agree with you... my question was completely rhetorical. The point I was trying to make is that it is important to understand what issue you are trying to address and only then install plugins or...
Forum: Programming 28th April 2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By so11
Re: The Huge attack on WordPress sites

the admin attack is one of thousands out there...

there is XSS, SQL injections, authentication and session management, insecure reference, cross-site forgery, invalidated inputs... these are just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 670
Posted By so11
Re: Email in Sent box not sent by me?

Do you use this email address for your Webforms in one of your sites/blogs?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th April 2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,663
Posted By so11
Re: What's the point of spam bots & comments?

Most of the time the purpose of these messages (that dont make any sense) isn't SPAM. Its automated tools/scripts that probing your Web forms for security flaws...

If you see these messages, you...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th April 2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 880
Posted By so11
Re: A Challenge For You... If you dare....

This is actually an interesting thread...anything is possible,

I'd say if you treat your baby like a real business, you should have some kind of backup and continuity strategy in place. If you...
Forum: Programming 23rd April 2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By so11
Re: My Website Got HACKED!!!

You can never be sure if your website is secure, unless you do some proper testing.

When you install bunch of plugins, harden and strip your configurations, how do you even know that it's working...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 23rd April 2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 872
Posted By so11
Re: Before you ask for a cart recommendation

We wrote an article on this topic a while back...

Still relevant information... take a look : Shopping cart outsourcing | Security | ITsecurityadvice.net...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,769
Posted By so11
Re: Multiple Fiverr Account With Same Ip Address

It has nothing to do with IPs...

If there is no abuse of any kind, nobody will ever look at your IP.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By so11
Re: Proxy Setup In Browser Help

that's pretty much it.

some hosts are able to recognize proxy usage, but doesn't mean that you aren't secure. They just know that there is a proxy.

What important is what proxy you are using...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By so11
Re: Free Security Scanner for WP - Only Takes a Minute!

Hello,

Sucuri offers Malware monitoring service. And they are good at it. The problem is that it is not a security scan service, as many people think.

If you get malware, usually its because...
Forum: Website Design 5th April 2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By so11
Re: What Wordpress Security Plugin is the Best? :)

There is no best security plugins....It depends on what you are trying to achieve by installing a plugin...

Sometimes it is better to have several good ones (or nothing at all) than a bad one...
Forum: Website Design 26th March 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By so11
Re: Virus warning on my own site..any virus experts on here?

It's most likely that your website has a security hole or a misconfiguration.

There is no PC virus that will go from your PC to a webpage code....usually its the other way around.

Harden your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By so11
Re: How do you remove the site's malware?

Hello,

it is important not to mix your PC security and Web security, as these are 2 completely different things. The tools that you use to protect your PC are not the same and most of the time...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By so11
Re: Is disabling "Remote Registry" the right thing to do?

It is better than nothing...but is limited. For example, it doesn't block any outgoing traffic.

Kaspersky, McAfee, Eset (my favorite) offer some good desktop security products... check them out.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By so11
Re: Is disabling "Remote Registry" the right thing to do?

Go to your control panel, click on User and groups. You should be able to see all users configured on your computer. Currently you are probably running your session as an administrator.

It is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By so11
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By so11
Re: Is disabling "Remote Registry" the right thing to do?

Hello,

if you are running your computer on local network (like at home), there is no reason for you to disable it. Some Windows services may rely on it, so disabling it may cause some error...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By so11
Hacked site - what to do?

Since I'm on this forum, I hear this question over and over again : I got hacked, what to do???

here is some good resource from Google that covers lots of info: Webmasters help for hacked sites ?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,075
Posted By so11
Re: Wordpress Hacked?

Hello,

Recovery information : Google Online Security Blog: Videos and articles for hacked site recovery (http://googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.ca/2013/03/videos-and-articles-for-hacked-site.html)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By so11
Re: WordPress Security Question

Hello,

it is not the way your database build that exposes you to risks. It is the way its secured.

here is some info : Editing wp-config.php « WordPress Codex...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By so11
Re: How to stop a spammer ???

Hello,

in this scenario, it is always best to be proactive...(IP blocking is very limited/temporary solution)

1. Integrate captcha into your blog
2. Make your visitors to sign-in before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By so11
Re: Best Security Seals to Use?

Cannot disagree with this... and dont really get whats the argument about

The point I was trying to make is that security seals don't endorse products...
Their purpose is to endorse some kind of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By so11
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By so11
Re: Best Security Seals to Use?

Unfortunately, none of these guarantee any kind of security for online purchase... :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By so11
Re: Best Security Seals to Use?

Hello,

seals don't rate the seller and/or the product... They guarantee some kind of security.

Being in security field for many years now, i prefer Entrust (Symantec now) seals, because they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By so11
Re: Best Security Seals to Use?

Hello,

It is important to mention that there are different kinds of seals.

Some are provided only after your sites checks out clean from malware, blacklisting, etc.
Others validate the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,329
Posted By so11
Re: Did those email marketers hack my email?

Hello,

If somebody impersonates your name, could this damage yours or your business image???

It would be probably a good idea to find out how and where these emails come from:

Is it a flaw...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 6th March 2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,624
Posted By so11
Re: VooPlayer Hacked

Hello Lloyd,

any website can be vulnerable to cyber attacks. Though, even if the website got defaced, it does not necessarily mean that your data is at risk or got exposed.

If it is at risk,...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 1st March 2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By so11
Re: Beyond Hosting - Does not accept Debit cards!

Another important thing to know is that debit cards don't offer same fraud insurance as most of credit companies do.

So, if you can, avoid using it online.

good luck
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 1st March 2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By so11
Re: Payment through Android. Security?

Hello,

It comes down to three important things :

1. Hardening your mobile device
2. Choosing a good service provider for mobile payments (ex.: Paypal mobile)
3. Adopting good security...
Forum: Website Design 26th February 2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 450
Posted By so11
Re: Long Term WordPress Planning?

Choosing well known providers is an important part of your business continuity planning...

That's why most of the time, choosing a known provider with support (and paying for it) is much better...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By so11
Re: Basic Wordpress Security Advice for Beginners

it is brutal out there. They dont care whether you are a newb or a pro. Security is like a chain, the weakest link will be found and exploited :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By so11
Re: Basic Wordpress Security Advice for Beginners

This is an excellent start, but be aware that hacking is not just putting some malware on your site....

There are many different types of cyber attack and malware infection is just one of them. As...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,043
Posted By so11
Re: My site got hacked today! by Indonesian Hacker r1q

Exactly!!! Most of them use default configuration settings, which are then programmed into automated hacking/vulnerability testing tools/scripts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd February 2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 832
Posted By so11
Re: Wordpress security

That works....unless... restoring a backup isn't possible or too much time/resource consuming...

For some businesses, restoring could bring lots of headache...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,024
Posted By so11
Re: What services are you outsourcing and why?

Wow,

Im shocked, nobody said security. Are there that many security experts on WarriorForum???
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By so11
Re: Sites Keep Being Targeted By Phishing Scams... What Can I Do?

Hello,

some good advices there, but the problem with security is that if you didn't correct it the right way, it will come back.

just PMed you.

good luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th February 2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,099
Posted By so11
Re: Be Careful... Someone Hacked My Paypal!

I dont think you have to go that far :)

Security awareness is the best tool we have! Stay up to date, be aware and the chances of being safe are on your side!

so11
Forum: Offline Marketing 9th February 2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 742
Posted By so11
Re: Sites getting hacked, what to do about it?

Hello,

applying security plugins is a good start. But the problem is that you don't know where the flaw is. Find the problem and take action from there.

good luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,099
Posted By so11
Re: Be Careful... Someone Hacked My Paypal!

Not just PayPal, but any of the service providers will ever do that. POINT!
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th February 2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By so11
Re: Wireless Connection Security Issue

Hello,

Are you using company's PC?
It's possible that the admin dumps all browsing history to the same folder from all users to monitor users' activity...

stupid...but could be done using a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,099
Posted By so11
Re: Be Careful... Someone Hacked My Paypal!

Hello,

If you PayPal account got compromised doesn't necessarily mean that its PayPal's fault. In fact, its easy to find out. Just ask them to provide your login history log. I'm pretty sure, that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th February 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,200
Posted By so11
Re: Yandex Just Passed Bing to Become 4th Largest Global Search Engine

This is amazing...

But, its a tough market.

First : lots of fraudulent cyber activity in the Eastern Europe.
Second: Regular users just aren't too minded to buy stuff from the Internet yet......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 741
Posted By so11
TWITTER HACKED - Your password is worth 20$ on blackmarket

Even if you didn't get a notification email, it might be a good idea to change your password.

Twitter Hacked: Data for 250,000 Users May Be Stolen - NYTimes.com...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By so11
Re: i accidentally found out my website was infected with a virus

Hello,

I'd have to disagree with this one... A VPS is only a better solution if you know what you are doing and if you really need the potential that VPS solution can offer.

If you have a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th February 2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By so11
Re: i accidentally found out my website was infected with a virus

Hello,

that's why it is important to frequently validate your security configurations and do security scans.

Most of the successful cyber attacks are never discovered...

good luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By so11
Re: 1,000/Day Hacking My Site

Hello,

1000/day sounds like a pretty persistent attack.

1. Make sure that all authentication related configurations are harden.
2. If you can, use IP lockout feature (3 attemps is more than...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 30th January 2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By so11
Re: Web Conference---Danger?

Hello,

It is possible. Especially if file, program or desktop sharing feature is active. Although, if your security products functioning and are up to date, it shouldn't be a problem.

good luck
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,506
Posted By so11
Re: Watch Out - Hard To Detect Wordpress Hacking

The file .htaccess is used to enforce access control directives for the directory in which it is present, and can exist for any directory.

Permissions set in this file override those set at an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By so11
Re: Easy way to protect your WP site from hackers

Hello Bruce,

security is not static, it is a state that needs to be achieved and maintained.

The reason we have security issues is because we evolve and make constant changes… These changes...
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