The Risks of Redesign

The thing about change is that it is value neutral. Despite a commonly held assumption that change is for the better (see also progress), one of the risks of change is that things may actually get worse. This risk is certainly applicable to web design. In redesigning a website, what if you make it worse? […]

Brute-force attack targeting sites running WordPress

We’ve seen several reports this morning of a brute-force attack currently underway against websites running WordPress. According to one source, the frequency of attacks range from 2,000 to 40,000 attempts per minute. In simple terms, a brute-force attack is a technique hackers use to try different username and password combinations until they are able to […]


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