Things They Are A’Changin

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Some of you may have noticed that the Google Map option on your calendar posting has become inoperative. Surprise, surprise! Google has figured out a way to charge for its maps which are called by certain applications – Timely Event Calendar being one of them. In order to get a Google Map to display in […]

Anatomy of a Hacker Organization

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This morning WordFence published an in-depth analysis of a criminal organization that is targeting WordPress websites. They analyzed their attack methods, how they benefited financially from the campaign they are engaged in and they show that US based law firms are continually filing lawsuits against this organization. WordFence includes data on the volume of attacks […]

All CDC Sponsored Websites Updated to WP 4.7.2

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WordPress problem fix 4.7.2 update was recently. It fixed a problem which allowed hackers to deface a website. Your CDC Sponsored site was automatically updated, however, we do suggest that you check the Current Version next time you log into your site. Certain vulnerabilities were fixed in the updated version. You can find more details […]

Botnet Attacks WP Websites – CDC Sites Protected

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We here at the CDC Tech/IT Committee strongly suggest that you at least understand a little bit about security issues which surround the operation of your website. This morning WordFence published an in-depth analysis which their forensic team has completed on a botnet (a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a […]