Security Warning for WordPress Users

Yesterday’s email from my hosting company issued the following security warning for WordPress users:  Beware!  Hacking attacks are underway by high powered computers that speedily run through password and user name possibilities until the right ones are found, allowing login access to your WordPress site.  The email recommended some steps for making my site more […]

More Recommendations On the Java Security Problem

The Washington Post ran an article this morning reporting that Oracle, the company that supplies Java, has provided a patch to plug the recent security holes.  However, experts warn that problems still remain with the software, and that the safest thing to do is remove Java from your computer.  See: http://wapo.st/VfpPtR. Mac users can disable […]

NPR Just Announced : Java Software Presents High Security Risk

Listening to National Public Radio this evening I learned that a computer program which is very common on the internet, and which has served consumers excellently for a long time, has security problems that will not be easily remedied. I’m speaking of Java. Continuing to use Java may result in your being hacked and having […]