Don’t be the bad guy – Email spam

All of my blog posts this month have focused on how you can protect YOUR website from becoming the victim of “bad guys” on the web (social media attacks, getting hacked, and blog spam). Now for something completely different—well, not completely—in business it can be just as scary to be inadvertently labeled the bad guy.…

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Blog Spam: The TP-ing of the Internet

Last week, I discussed what to do when you realize your website has been hacked. Less sophisticated, but almost as spooky, is spammers posting links to cheap Rolex sites and Viagra stores in the comment section on your blog. Think of blog spammers like teenagers toilet-papering your house on Halloween. Sure, there are worse things…

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Help! I’ve been hacked!

There is no call that strikes fear in the heart of a business owner quite like the one where your friend calls and asks, “Um, have you looked at your website recently? It looks like it might have been hacked.” Ugh. What do you do when you realize your website was hacked? Have backed up…

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American Horror Story: the Website Edition

You know how when you’re watching a scary movie, you’re constantly thinking, “No, you naive teenaged girl (And why does it always have to be a girl?), don’t look in there!” and “Turn around! Don’t go down that dark alley by yourself?” In the movies, the bad guy is always lurking in exactly the place…

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