Security Advisory: New Email Scam claiming hackers have your password

Over the past few weeks, some people have received emails from themselves claiming that a hacker has stolen their passwords and hacked their webcam, threatening to expose your data, as well as browsing habits if you do not remit to them some bitcoins valued between $1000-$1500 US dollars. The hackers use publicly exposed data from […]

SSL is no longer optional for your website.

Your website should most likely be labelled with “Not Secure”. What does it mean, and how do you get it fixed? BackgroundNearly two years ago, Google announced that Chrome would eventually start marking all sites that are not encrypted with HTTPS as ‘Not Secure’ as an attempt to motivate site owners to improve the security […]

Preventing email spoofing with SPF

The very first email was sent about 45 years ago, in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson. Tomlinson is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. The Internet Hall of Fame in account of his work commented “His email program brought about a complete revolution, fundamentally changing the way people communicate”. Fast forward 45 years… Over […]

Securing PHP application from malicious scripts

If you’ve stumbled across this post, then you’ve recently become a victim of the most famous way of uploading a malicious script to a website – PHP file uploads. Read through this article to understand the problem and an easy solution to add an extra layer of security to your web application.