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My WordPress website was hacked, what should I do ?

First of all, you need to calm down. Almost 30,000 websites get hacked everyday, chances of attack on your wordpress being a targeted one are fairly less. Most of the times the ‘so-called-hackers’ test newly released vulnerabilities in wordpress core or plugins. Once tested, they do not harm the website. Here’s a step by step guide to assist you if you wordpress website was hacked.

Note: You think you have been victim of a hack and want immediate professional assistance?

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Protecting WiFi from Hackers

In our last post we talked about how hackers can hack WiFi. To complete the series, today we will be talking about WiFi security and steps of protecting WiFi from hackers:

WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR WIFI

  1. Give Cryptic Administrator Username and Password: Wireless routers (and access points) give provision to the administrators to manage their Wi-Fi network through a special account. Anyone who knows this account’s username and password can log into the router and acquire all info. You

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Most Common Ways by which Hackers Hack WiFi

Installing WiFi at your homes to effectively enjoy a wireless network service, is a step taken by every 1 out of 5 families today. But how many of them actually know the risk factors involved in it? An unprotected WiFi can cost you a huge amount of personal data and is capable of creating a silent havoc. We discuss here most common methods hackers use to hack wifi.

So, here are a few methods hackers use to hack WiFi:

  • MAC

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These 8 Mistakes will lead to your social media account getting hacked

Malicious hackers are always in quest for vulnerable social media accounts. How about your personal information like pictures, messages, videos etc. being hijacked by an anonymous attacker? Terrible! Isn’t it? You can be a victim of social account breach if you do not take adequate steps to ensure your account’s security.

Here are 8 mistakes which make your social account hackable :

  1. Weak and Guessable Passwords: The most common passwords people use on social media sites are “password”,”123456”, etc.

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SSL is nothing more than “False Sense of Security” to Website Owners

While you might be overwhelmed by the fact that an E-Commerce portal is “secured by SSL”, and hence you can perform your online transactions without any worry, the truth is that SSL isn’t the end of the road.

It often misleads people into thinking that an SSL secured website means that it is completely safe in every way. But SSL only ensures the security of the information while transmission. While it secures a connection from being spied upon, …

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Security still an important reason for people not using E-Commerce portals!

While I was handing over my credit card to the waiter in a restaurant, my mother was staring at me in shock. She asked me “what if they draw out all the money from your account?” Just then a question came to my mind; we rarely do even think twice before handing over our credit cards to a waiter or a store clerk, then why do we often feel jittery while purchasing something online, or going for online banking? What …

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NSA Spying – A Myth or Reality?

We all enjoy privacy in our personal matters. But when it comes to our cyber life, we hardly care whether we are being spied or tracked. Why is it so?

Most people in our country believe that working in a secluded room with a personal computer is all they need to maintain privacy. Well… the actual situation out there in cyberspace is quite grave and you might just turn out to be an arbitrarily chosen victim.

There has been much …

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