Month: September 2017

An Email From A Web Security Expert

I received an email today via the contact form on our e-commerce website. It said that the website was accessible at /wp-admin/. The message read: You probably would have known, how important is to secure your website from an unauthorized intrusion? … Fortunately, I did a quick rundown of your website and noticed that it can be possibly compromised very easily with little efforts by a hacker… Kindly let me know, if you would like to tighten your website security. I look forward to hearing from you. I decided to take a look at the website of this security expert. It was nicely laid out, but with a problem with the English as you can see with the sentence “WordPress is so elegant unless you protect it.” I can’t think what word to replace ‘elegant’ with. Maybe ‘vulnerable’, but then what is the ‘so’ doing in the sentence? OK, jokes aside, the part that made me sit up were these testimonials. Nice photos. They look unconvincing. I took a screen grab of the photo of …