WordPress Plugins Found Hiding a Backdoor – Is Your Site Secure?


This is an unfortunate example of why you need a good maintenance plan for your website, such as our Maintenance +Security plans we offer.

Security issues that could degrade your site like this pop up for all types of websites powered by content management systems.  Not to scare anyone into spending money, but need to be aware and be informed of how your website may be at risk, regardless of what web company you happen to work with.

The backdoor code in all three plugins works in a very similar way by calling to a remote server and inserting content and links on the affected sites. Experts believe the backdoor code is used to inject hidden SEO spam (cloaked links) on affected sites that help improve the search engine ranking of other sites.



What Type of Client are You?

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Although the subject may seem a bit personal, it really is something web designers need to understand to provide you the best solution.

A web solution can be provided to any client, but if the client type is not fully understood the solution provided can be a failure.

“Why client terminology vs. customer? I see customer as one time buyer, where as a client, your there for the long run. “

There are three common types of clients I commonly see, which one are you? Continue reading “What Type of Client are You?” »

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