The biggest data breach ever (happens every day)

Just when you thought you’d heard about all the latest data breaches (and received the hundredth email telling you your data was stolen) we must shine a spotlight on another insiduous type of data breach that could be stealing and tracking your browsing data on a constant real-time basis. Let’s talk about Real-Time-Bidding, also known […]



If you care the slightest about your privacy then stop using Chrome

…or any Google product for that matter. We preach the importance of protecting your online privacy. We also realize there is a balance to be had between that privacy and the convenience offered by online services. Wired recently posted the article “It’s time to ditch Chrome” and (despite their ironic insistence of accepting their cookies) […]


The Vatican Moves to Zimbra

If it’s secure enough for the Pontiff… Vatican City has consolidated all of their various email technologies into an on-premises hosted Zimbra solution. The Dicastery faced an all too common situation. They hadto integrate different groups, with different email platforms and data in different datacenters, onto one email system. They had users on Oracle Communications […]


WordPress 5.0.1 and 4.9.9 released

Exactly one week after WordPress dropped their major release version 5.0 security patches have been released in the form of 5.0.1 and 4.9.9. Several security issues have been addressed in the 5.0.1 update which has been backported to version 4.9.9 for those who have yet upgraded to WordPress 5.0. Among these security fixes, as outlined […]



Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities: On it.

This week a web vulnerability was discovered that impacts virtually every processor manufactured since 1995. The vulnerability is being referred to as “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. Of course, we want you to know that we’ve got you covered. Most of our servers run a variant of the RedHat Linux operating system which released patches for the […]


Surprise! WordPress 4.7.5 is here!

On the evening of May 16th, 2017 around 6:30 PM notifications began rolling in that WordPress 4.7.5 update was available. There have not been many details about the update but this is not the first time WordPress has released an update with an undisclosed patch included. WordFence, also released a statement about the release which we encourage […]



BIG WordPress Vulnerability Patched in 4.7.2

The release of WordPress 4.7.2 fixed 3 issues which were made known a fourth critical issue with the WordPress REST API which could result in an unauthorized privilege escalation (in normal-people terms: “somebody could post to your site who did not have permission to do so”). The guys at WP Tavern have an in-depth article on the vulnerability. As […]