What hackers do with compromised websites

The security provider Wordfence has published a Blog article answering this question. It is based on research they have carried out. It’s a useful and informative read and may surprise you if you think that hackers wouldn’t be interested in your site because you’re not a giant Internet business. You can read it by clicking here

Why an outdated website brought down Iceland’s prime minister

We have all heard about the so called “Panama Papers” described as “the largest data breach to journalists in history”. Here’s a Blog report by the security company Wordfence describing how Mossack Fonseca’s Panamanian website may have been hacked. It comes back to the old chestnut of not keeping your website up to date. One of the items distributed by the hackers was a report describing the Icelandic prime minister’s financial activities in Panama which led to PM Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigning over his tax avoidance. Link to the Wordfence Blog

Adding Facebook to your website

If you started your business with a Facebook page, not least because it was free and easy to use, and you now want to switch to a proper website but not lose that Facebook content, what do you do? You can now incorporate your timeline into your WordPress website using a dedicated plugin. This is what it looks like. All the content is clickable taking the viewer to your Facebook page: