WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 10 fixes and enhancements, including changes designed to help hosts prepare users for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2. This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in Continue Reading

The next version of Joomla! is just around the corner

With over 700 improvements, including fantastic new features like custom fields, a multilingual association manager and an improved workflow, Joomla! 3.7 is clearly something to celebrate and it is easy to see why it has the Joomla! Community very excited. Here’s a quick look at the major new features* included Continue Reading

The Porcupine Attack: investigating millions of junk requests

We extensively monitor our network and use multiple systems that give us visibility including external monitoring and internal alerts when things go wrong. One of the most useful systems is Grafana that allows us to quickly create arbitrary dashboards. And a heavy user of Grafana we are: at last count Continue Reading

PostgreSQL Installation and Management

Installation instructions and PostgreSQL database management including user management Location in cwp.adminLeft menu –> SQL Services –> PostgreSQL Installer Once you have installed PostgreSQL then you will also get two more options in the cwp.adminLeft menu –> SQL Services –> PostgreSQL ManagerLeft menu –> SQL Services –> phpPgAdmin Functions– Install Continue Reading

MongoDB Installation and Management

Installation instructions and MongoDB database management including user management Location in cwp.adminLeft menu –> SQL Services –> MongoDB Manager Functions– Install MongoDB ver.2 or ver.3– Create & Remove Databases– Create & Remove user per database– User Management: Change Password, Remove User Video instructions

Ransomware to hit $1B in 2016

While there are many types of malware, including viruses, worms, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, and others, ransomware has gained the most notoriety over the last few years in part due to the popularity of crypto currency such as Bitcoin, as well its brazen ability to grind productivity to a complete halt. Continue Reading

Threat Intelligence Roundup September 09, 2016

This is our third week of the roundup, and things in the cyberthreat world continue to be interesting, including the return of several attacks we have seen for years. Here’s a quick summary of what happened this week. 1. It’s Still About Ransomware. While last week’s spike seems to have Continue Reading