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    How To Change WordPress Default Username For Security

    November 28, 2011
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    When eve we talk about WordPress Security, very first suggestion is to change WordPress default username. As WordPress default username is  ”admin” and it makes it hackers to attempt a brute-force attack using username admin. Since hackers already have your username, it will make it easier for them to find your password using brute forcing. Specially, if your webhosting is not using any login attempt security or you are not using limit-login WordPress plugin, you ...

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    How I Removed Malware Counter-WordPress.com on my Hacked WordPress blog

    September 3, 2011
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    I have read ShoutMeLoud post on WordPress sites using Timthumb.php is Prone to Hacking couple of days back, and after 2-3 days back I encountered a very strange problem on Chrome browser. When ever I opened my WordPress blog on Chrome browser, it shows following message: “www.abc.com contains content from counter-wordpress.com, a site known to distribute malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this site.” I also check my site at different browsers (Mozilla, IE ...

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    3 Ways to Check if Gmail is Hacked

    May 3, 2011
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    Gmail being one of the popular and widely used free Email client, is always targeted by Hackers. More over most of the time people won’t even realized even if Gmail is hacked. There are some ways, by which hacker will be able to read your Email without loging into your Gmail account, like by Using Gmail for mobile, IMAP feature, Email forwarding and so on. Though in such cases, we have features like Gmail last ...

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    Facebook Spam: I Have Hacked Facebook Account

    April 29, 2011
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    Here is a quick post for Facebook user. There is a spam which is spreading on Facebook. This spam will tag your friends, so you will see it going more viral and the landing page which is a facebook fan page, asks you to run a script to Hack your facebook friend profile. This is a spam and you should better stay away from this. This spam message says: I have hacked: Friend name, friends ...

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    How Google Secure your Data at Data Centre’s [Video]

    April 23, 2011
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    We all know when it comes to file storage we need to make sure our data storage device is safe and secure. By Safe and secure it means no intruder get’s online of physical access. Google which offers various services (free and premium) shared a video showing how they keep the data secure at their Data centre’s. In this video Google team will give you a tour of their data centre where a normal person ...

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    U.S. Government’s Shallow Attempt at Social Media Infiltration

    March 22, 2011
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    Last week, many online publications broke the news that the U.S. Government had signed a contract with technology company Ntrepid. To summarize the reports, Ntrepid is tasked with creating software that allows U.S. personnel to manage up to 10 online personas.  These personas would exist within the confines of social media websites like Facebook and Twitter, but would include convincing and comprehensive back-stories. These profiles would not be used domestically by the government, but would ...

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    How to Use Facebook Safely : Fb Security Tips

    March 1, 2011
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    We have talked a lot about Facebook safety in the past and one of the easiest way to keep yourself secure online is by knowing how do hackers hack. I’m extending ShoutMeLoud Facebook security tips by adding some useful tips to use Facebook safely. Before we move ahead, I recommend you to read Harsh guide on How to secure Facebook account, which will give you some extra safety tips. Online predators, possible employers, bullies. These are ...

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