Phishing Scam Warning

Phishing Scam Warning

Domain registrar’s are today (3rd November 2015) warning of a large scale phishing email scam targeted at a large number of them. Just to clarify, “domain registrars” are the companies where you get your website domain name (e.g. mydomain.co.uk) from. The Phishing scam comprises of emails commonly using a subject line like “Domain [xyz] Suspension…

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Another WordPress security update

Another WordPress security update

WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release. WordPress 4.3.1 was released on the 15th September 2015. This is a security release for all previous versions and WordPress strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. This important release addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation that could be used to compromise your website….

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Scalar Enterprises turns 6

Scalar Enterprises turns 6

Good old LinkedIn – it reminded me the other day that Scalar Enterprises had reached it’s 6th anniversary ! Time has passed quite quickly since I started the business in 2009 and it has been an interesting journey so far. All businesses have their ups and downs but generally it has been a positive experience…

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Update your WordPress version now!

Update your WordPress version now!

This is a security release for all previous versions and WordPress strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The latest release of WordPress (Version 4.2.4 – released 4th August 2015) addresses a number of important issues, including three cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential SQL injection that could be used to compromise your website. It is…

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More critical updates for WordPress

WordPress have released yet another update (Version 4.2.2) today (7th May 2015) to fix vulnerabilities just identified. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. If you already have updated to 4.2.1 it should update automatically for you. If you are still using…

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If you use WordPress you need to read this

Two very important security issues 1. WordPress have announced (21-4-2015) a critical security release (Version 4.1.2) and recommend that you update your website(s) immediately. A critical cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been identified that affects all versions of WordPress up to and including Version 4.1.1 and could enable anonymous users to compromise your website. If…

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