2000px-WordPress_logo.svg Security !

this Week I was doing searching for security in information technology so i found one website in that writer discuss the latest  WordPress Global Brute Force Wp-Admin attack because WordPress  become hot favorite these there are many website power by wordpress because of this  it believed that why many wordpress website are under attack

there few steps from that we can improve our security of our blog or website

1. If your password wasn’t long and complex enough, it’s good if you change it for more complex combination. Adding some special characters such as @#*$&%^! is a good idea.

2. Remove the “Drop” or Alter or Update privileges on your MySQL user

3. Install wordpress plugin to tighten your WP engine, such as WP security scan, WP firewall 2, TimThumb vulnerability scanner, Exploit Scanner, SI Captcha. One Example:https://wordpress.org/plugins/all-in-one-wp-security-and-firewall/

Another method to mitigate WordPress Global Brute Force Wp-Admin you can use Htaccess Password protect:

1. Generate the password file here: http://www.htaccesstools.com/htpasswd-generator/ and save in your wordpress folder as .wpadmin.

2. Insert this code in your .htaccess file.

ErrorDocument 401 "Unauthorized Access"
ErrorDocument 403 "Forbidden"
<FilesMatch "wp-login.php">
AuthName "Authorized Only"
AuthType Basic
AuthUserFile /home/username/.wpadmin
require valid-user
</FilesMatch>

change /home/username/.wpadmin to your folder structure.

 

 

 

Communication devices were supposed to help people stay connected. However, there seems to be a disconnect. Has technology failed us?

There was a time when couples would use the evening meal as a time to talk face to face about the day gone by, issues that had cropped up and problems that they faced. However, with the arrival of smartphones and computers and other communication devices, couples are turning away from conversing with each other and instead, are seeking company in their latest gadget and gizmo. As a result, conversation with a partner is slowly dying out, silently killing relationships.

And while we cannot deny that technology has helped bring us closer in the virtual world, we need to examine whether we have paid a heavy price for that by letting our relationships in the real world drift apart.

According to a survey conducted abroad, about 80% of people avoid conversations as they are busy on their phone or laptop at the dinner table. About 76% of couples also revealed that silence envelopes the space between them in bed as they sit around surfing the net using their phone or laptops, without saying a word. Around 80% of people said they hate being interrupted when on their phone or laptop. People have become so obsessed with having a virtual presence that very few make it a point to socialise in the real world. This was evident when 98% of couples said they had never held a dinner party for friends, which was a common practice earlier. Couples now prefer to hangout with their friends on the net, using video conference or group messages.

We cannot shun technology as it has become a vital part of our lives. We have to make an effort to ensure that we are not enslaved by it. No amount of gadgets can replace the level of interaction that you experience when communicating face to face with a person. So, before technology kills conversation and our relationship with our closed ones, we have to take charge. Set boundaries and stick to them.

What you can do

Plan ‘me time’ with your partner and make a conscious effort not to use a communication device during this time.

Switch off your laptop or phone before going to bed, and while out for dinner with your partner, friends and family.

Avoid browsing the net on your phone or laptop while having a conversation with your partner as it’s disrespectful.

BY : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/relationships/man-woman/Is-technology-killing-your-relationship/articleshow/18812400.cms

 

 

Malware attacks on computers, mobile handsets and tablets, especially Android devices, have grown manifold in the country over the past four years, stated a recent report. Software used by both individuals and organizations is increasingly falling victim to such attacks. A large number of users are losing valuable data, who then face an uphill task to rebuild it. The mobile segment appears to be more vulnerable as attacks are fast multiplying every year since 2010, the report added.

A positive impact of anti-virus protection, though, can be seen on computers in 2012 as virus growth, though steep, has fallen in comparison to 2011.

In 2012, malware attacks on computers in India grew 167% from 2011, which itself had seen a rise of approximately 296% over 2010. Since 2008, malware attacks have been growing rapidly (see table).

Attacks rose 33% in 2009 from 2008; and in 2010, their numbers increased 60% from 2009.

Among mobile devices, virus attacks grew 122% in 2012 from 2011. The year 2010 had seen a 60% increase in attacks, which was a substantially lower figure in comparison to a rise of 233% in 2009 over 2008. This indicates that with the introduction of Android and more sophisticated devices, the rate of virus attacks has been rising faster.

The Annual Malware Report, 2012, released by Quick Heal Technologies, stated that cyber attacks have multiplied, especially with the evolution of newer software and technologies.

Independent cyber expert Vijay Mukhi said that against the huge increase in attacks, ironically, there was not a proportionate increase in action against such crime. “This is the reason why attacks are rising with the enhancement of technology. Increasing use of devices by people who do not understand technology and growing rate of piracy are adding to the menace,” said Mukhi.

The report warned that cyber criminals were constantly modifying malware attacks to make them more complicated.

Sanjay Katkar, technical director, Quick Heal, said there is an urgent need to protect India’s cyber world. “Now that smartphones and tablets have taken the lead as popularly used mediums by tech-savvy people for anytime surfing, malware have started attacking these gadgets in a big way. Apps which pull data from the internet, browsers, navigation systems and social apps which are always connected to the internet are contributing towards the mounting victimization of devices,” he said.

“Even the increasing cases of theft of phones or computing devices can help the ‘stealer’ to get into sensitive data by collecting vital information and thus hack sites with different viruses,” said Katkar. He added that high-profile hackings targeted against governments, corporates and countries have also dominated the cyber security domain in the past year other than the attacks on individual devices.

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    Reference :

    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Malware-attacks-on-mobiles-up-122/articleshow/18311458.cms

    http://www.cisco.com/web/offer/gist_ty2_asset/Cisco_2014_ASR.pdf

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    Posted: March 17, 2015 in Resource

    The Benefits of Blogging

    Blogging is as much about sharing with one another as it is about getting your own voice out.

    This week marks my second year anniversary blogging for Education Week. There probably won’t be a cake decorated with frosting and candles to celebrate the anniversary, and my Education Week editors may not even know it’s been two years (yes, I’m dropping a hint). I’m sure I won’t get gifts sent to me or any medals of honor, but what I have gotten over the past two years is much more valuable. The most important part of blogging are the relationships I have created with people I had never met before.

    Blogging can be an awesome experience if it is done correctly. Don’t try to write numerous posts in one day and then run out of steam and don’t write again for another week or so. It also means that you find valuable topics to write about, which is one of the most difficult parts of blogging. I have written three blogs (or more) a week for two years. I understand that not everything I write about is important, but someone might think so!

    If you add in social networking such as Twitter into the mix, blogs have the capability of being read by people all over the world. More importantly than how many people read the blog, which is clearly important, are the connections bloggers make with readers and other bloggers.

    Through this experience, I have met (virtually or in person) many educators. I have been exposed to blogs that provided me with great resources to share with my staff, and I have had the opportunity to find resources that have made me a better principal. Blogging is as much about sharing with one another as it is about getting your own voice out.

    The Publishing Game
    Recently at the annual conference of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) in Baltimore I met many principals who I have connected with on Twitter (read that here) but I also had the opportunity to meet someone who has been reading, commenting and guest posting for this blog, and her name is Madlon Laster.

    Madlon taught all over the world, including places like Beirut. She also did work with Carol Ann Tomlinson, who is one of my favorite education writers. Madlon and I have made a real connection over the past two years and it was great to meet her. Blogging has a way to connect people like never before.

    If you have been around for awhile, you probably remember the days before blogging, when publishing was for the few or the chosen (or celebrities!). Publishing in a print copy of a journal takes months and is a big commitment. Writers look at the theme of a journal, write a manuscript and have to hand it in by the deadline set by the organization that publishes the journal. And then they wait…

    Waiting can take months, and due to publisher guidelines, the manuscript cannot be sent to any other organization for consideration, unless it gets declined by the first organization. Some educators wait until 6 to 8 months before they find out if their manuscript was published, and if it was accepted, it was definitely worth the wait.

    However, those publishers have guidelines and important voices may get denied, which is why blogging is so important. Anyone can blog, and yes, that’s important to remember as well.

    Risk-taking Rather Than Rule-Following
    Blogging breaks many rules. It doesn’t have to follow the standard grammatical rules that we all heard about in English class. I know that many educators cringe at the thought of not following grammatical rules, but that’s the fun part about blogging. Bloggers can play with words and sentence structure. It’s more about engaging a reader than about the rules of writing. And at this point, aren’t we all just a little tired of rules?

    The other benefit of blogging is the fact that it promotes important voices that may not be heard any other way. As much as state education departments try to censor what bloggers say from time to time, it can’t be done. Bloggers have an opportunity, and a responsibility to get their perspective out into the world. Too often, media corporations and leaders try to control a message, which I know makes me sound like a conspiracy theorist, and blogging has a way to make sure that censorship doesn’t happen.

    And, like all teachable moments, the lessons learned by blogging are important for our students too. When students have the opportunity to blog, they can share their perspective but it gives them the opportunity to play with language and sentence structure. Blogging is a 21st century way to engage them in the learning process.

    Clearly, they have to learn that what they write could be seen by many and their teachers will want to make sure they don’t write anything that will harm them in the future, but it can be a very important medium for them. Just please don’t grade it! Provide feedback to how they can improve their voice but don’t grade it.

    In the End
    Five years ago I didn’t see the importance of blogging. I felt like no one would read it and I didn’t feel I had much to say. Over the years that has changed. Yes, I get to blog for a large organization like Education Week but I also invite guest bloggers, which helps get many voices out into the world.

    Too often educators are worried about sharing their opinions in print or on-line. Unfortunately, we all miss out when that happens. Blogging is important for educators, parents and students because in these days when everything is streamlined for us, blogging can provide a much more well-rounded view of the world.

    Things to remember:
    Pace yourself – Don’t try to post several blogs in one day. My friend and mentor Diane Ravitch is clearly the exception to the rule on this one but there is really just one Diane.
    Join Twitter – Bloggers should promote their blog through Twitter. It provides the opportunity to connect with people all over the world, and can help expose the blog to a much wider audience.
    Find your voice – Too often people try to emulate someone else’s writing voice. Perhaps it’s someone they have long admired. Take the time to find your voice, but also understand your writing voice will change over time.
    Don’t get caught up in the numbers – Yes, bloggers want many readers but numbers don’t tell us everything. I have had blogs that were Tweeted out hundreds of times but were actually read less than blogs that were Tweeted out a couple dozen.
    Facebook – I know Facebook seems to be old hat these days but many blogs are shared on Facebook…especially the controversial ones. People don’t always feel secure sending those out through Twitter but they do often feel secure sharing them on Facebook because there is more privacy.
    Size Matters – The great Seth Godin only uses a couple of hundred words (max) in his blog, while others use over 1,000. Try to keep it under 1,000 or you may lose your audience before you get one.

    Reference :

    :http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2013/07/the_benefits_of_blogging.html