Security Question Issues

The issue with Security Questions A lot of online enterprises these days use security questions as a safety net in the event you get locked out of your account. You can answer the security questions to recover access to the account and update your password. Sound familiar? Most people see these as a blessing to make sure they always have access to their accounts because they are not going to forget answers like “Who is your youngest sibling?” Or “What High School did you go to?”. Though a safety net to you, these security questions open your account up for any attacker that knows how to get the correct answers. There are… Read More

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What do I do if I think I am hacked?

Getting hacked is a nerve-wracking experience! The first thing to do is make sure to run a backup. Even though the site is hacked,  there may still be usable data to rebuild from. Make sure to save this backup locally, or off-server is possible. We have seen numerous instances where after some time the hacker will just delete all of the data. The next step is to get in contact your point of contact for site issues, usually either your host Or developer. If you are the developer, and your host does not provide support, unfortunately, you would usually be alone in the instances, and it would be up to… Read More

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