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Disk Quota Notification Trick

One of the frustrating ways that hackers will try to get access to your website is through official looking notifications that alert you to an issue with your bandwidth or disk space for your hosting account. They hope to get ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Security, Spam Hall of Shame
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The Fear Tactic Yet Again

I recently found another example of emails sent that try to use fear to get you to click a link and very likely install malware that will give the sender access to your computer. This one had a subject of ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Email, Security, Spam Hall of Shame

Mailbox Quota Exceeded – Email Notification

Here’s another example of an email you should always be suspicious of… the “hurry up your email is not working” message. Always be suspicious of messages that try to induce a bit of panic or fear – they do this ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in Email, Security, Spam Hall of Shame
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WordPress Update 5.8

Version 5.8 is now out, named “Tatum” in honor of Art Tatum (a legendary Jazz pianist.) A lot of what’s new in this version of WordPress relates to the native block editor for page content. (We use a custom page ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in General News, Software Updates
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WordPress Update 5.6

If you subscribe to one of our maintenance plans, then this month (December 2020) we’ll be updating your WordPress software to version 5.6, which is now available. This version is named for American singer and songwriter Nina Simone.  Much of ... READ MORE 

Posted on by Nathan Lyle in General News, Software Updates
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