Beginning in January 2017, internet browsers such as Chrome have started marking pages that collect passwords or credit card details as “Not Secure” unless the pages are served over HTTPS using SSL Certificates.
MailChimp API v3.0 is now live!
Prior versions will no longer be supported after 2016, so all API users should begin transitioning to v3.0.
Have you heard of SQL injection?
SQL injection (SQLi) is a type of security exploit in which the attacker adds Structured Query Language (SQL) code to a Webform input box (like a Contact form) to obtain access to resources or make changes to the data in your website. Many believe this vulnerability to be one of the oldest, most prevalent and most dangerous of web application vulnerabilities.
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Drupal provides a great deal of flexibily to set rules around passwords that can be used and the structure you would like to enforce around them.
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There are a spammer(s) out there constantly creating accounts on my site. The accounts are 'blocked' by default so they do not pose a problem, nor does the spammer gain anything from them. Still, I would like to stop it happening.
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For all our clients who use PayPal for the provisioning of payments, we have been watching the PayPal Merchant Security Roadmap news and can inform you that deadline for any changes have now changed.
The SSL Certificate Upgrade testing has commenced and will continue until the end of September 2016.
The TLS 1.2 and HTTP/1.1 Upgrade is still required however it will not be mandatory until June 30, 2017.
When I read this headline "Don’t forget to update the software in.. your car!" I was slightly amused, then I saw the FBI mentioned - so what do you think? Time for a vintage car?
Geolocation and privacy
The addition of geolocation features, also known as location-based services, to your website provides great benefits to your business and your website visitors. They allow you to provide information directly based on location (e.g. events or service offerings in a particular region) or send messages about promotions and specials. These services have great marketing potential and are an effective way of keeping your customers updated with your latest products and information.
So you are running a Drupal 6 site, and now everyone is talking about how great Drupal 8 is. Should you step up to Drupal 7 or make the triple jump to Drupal 8?
Internet security is not something to think about after an attack. Since user interaction via your website is key to the success of your organisation, ensuring trust can have an impact on your bottom line - because lack of trust after an attack definitely will.