Beware shame extortion scam emails

Beware shame extortion scam emails

What are the people in this photo looking at with such concern?  It could be a lot of things, but this month it’s a good bet one of them received a porn extortion scam email, and they’re trying to decide just how much they should freak out. This scam has...

Heartburn over Heartbleed

The online world is buzzing with concern over the latest big security scare – the Heartbleed bug. The problem is in a piece of critical, and widely used, encryption software called OpenSSL. The bug allows an attacker to sift through the short-term memory of a...

WordCamp ABQ 2013 Slides Available

I’m excited to be giving a talk at WordCamp Albuquerque 2013! It’s on Saturday Sep 14 at 1pm, called “DNS and WordPress Site Migration”. It will cover some of the ins-and-outs of DNS that make it tricky to move a web site or change a...

What to do about your out-of-date Joomla site

We’ve noticed there are several Joomla sites out there which have not been updated to the latest version of the Joomla software.  This is alarming since many security exploits have been discovered in Joomla over the past couple of years.  Sites running older...

Announcing Mail Minder

Southwest Cyberport is pleased to announce that our iPhone app, Mail Minder, is now available in the Apple App Store! Mail Minder – Intelligent Push Notifications for Email Mail Minder alerts you when important messages come in. Tell Mail Minder what to watch...