How to Understand and Avoid Phishing Scams

Phishing email scams are a very dangerous trend in online security. These scams are nearly impervious to antivirus and security software because they trick users into voluntarily giving up their account credentials without the use of viruses or malicious software. This article is intended to help you identify, understand, and avoid these scams and the dangers...
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The Heartbleed Bug: Our Statement and Recommendations

The “Heartbleed bug” (formally named CVE-2014-0160) is a critical security bug discovered in some versions of OpenSSL (a piece of software that provides encryption on a large number of websites throughout the world). This bug can be exploited by hackers to read bits memory from of a protected server. The exposed memory could contain anything...
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WordPress Attack Update – What You Need to Know

If you haven’t heard yet, WordPress sites throughout the world are being attacked by a huge “botnet” of infected computers. At Computer Courage we take WordPress security very seriously, and want to be sure our customers understand the security risks and know how to protect themselves. On that note, we’ve got some basic information here...
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