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Secure Your WordPress Site with 3 Simple Changes

If a site asks you to login, then someone will try to hack it. WordPress is no exception. The good news is it’s really simple to make your site even more secure. 1. Strong Passwords This should be a no brainer, but people continue to use simple passwords. I’ve seen major companies using horribly easy to guess […]

Does Your Smartphone Have a Passcode? It Should.

Do you have an iPhone, Android, BlackBerry or other smartphone? Do you have it protected by a passcode? You should. This is something my wife pointed out long ago when I first got my iPod touch. I was adding apps that access my financial data and, whereas they were password protected, the iPod itself wasn’t. If […]

Change Your Password Before Someone Else Does

I recently got an email from a friend of mine who was vacationing in London. They were writing to tell me that they were mugged at gunpoint and their wallet, cell phone and all their money was taken. Now they were stuck in London with no way to pay the hotel bill and no way […]

Protect Your Firefox With A Master Password.

Firefox has the ability to save usernames and passwords for easy access later. It’s a handy little feature but it does pose a possible problem. If someone else were to use your computer, or steal your profile folder, they’d be able to access all your accounts. That’s a bit scary. However, you can set a […]