WordPress 4.7 is now available

WordPress 4.7 is now available

Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. According to WordPress, new features in 4.7 help you get your site set up “the way you want it”. […] Read more

Mobile Site Newsletter Subscribe

Mobile Site Newsletter Subscribe

Google announced policy changes that are taking effect on January 10, 2017 that will effect mobile search ranking. A mobile site with intrusive pop-ups will run the risk of having their search rankings devalued. So if your mobile is using a popup for newsletter subscription, you’ll need to change that before the deadline. […] Read more

Got a Debit Card?  Think it’s like using a Credit Card? Think again.

Got a Debit Card? Think it’s like using a Credit Card? Think again.

Debit cards are being used more like credit cards to pay for goods so is there any difference in terms of fraud liability?

According to the Federal Trade Commission  you are only liable for up to $50 on fraudulently charges on your credit card but for charges on your debit card it is a whole other story. Considering many debit cards are linked to savings or overdraft accounts the story can be even scarier.

If you report an ATM or debit card missing before someone uses it, the FTA says you are not responsible for any unauthorized transactions. If someone uses […] Read more

PayPal 2FA Security Issue

PayPal 2FA Security Issue

According to the BBC, PayPal has had to patch a security flaw in its 2 factor authentication identified by Henry Hoggard, a security consultant.

The issue was found on October 3, 2016 and was apparently patched several days later.

PayPal said “We worked quickly to resolve the reported issue. We do not have evidence to suggest that PayPal accounts were impacted in any way.”

This is the second such security issue fixed in recent times relate to PayPal’s 2FA.

Security is an on-going issue with online banking and eCommerce and no-one should ever let their guard down.

 

 

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