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Security Tips

on Sunday, 01 July 2012. Posted in Security

Joomla security

no backupSecurity is a subject all too often addressed after an unforeseen event, at least that’s how I came to be forced into action.  It’s true you can never stop 100% of attacks but you can certainly take some simple steps to minimise the risk of your site being compromised.


File Permissions

on Saturday, 07 July 2012. Posted in Security

640attribute-150x150Imagine the scenario you have built a lovely Joomla website you’ve filled it full of  content and all is well. 

Then one day it is hacked and becomes corrupted, unusable.   Someone or something has managed to enter your file system and corrupt it.

You seek advice and are told that you left your folders and files open allowing easy access for the hackers program. The attack could have been thwarted had you locked down the permissions on your files and folders.


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