WEST PALM BEACH, FL - This morning, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team published details about a critical vulnerability discovered in two themes by Elegant Themes, Divi and Extra, as well as the Divi Builder plugin. Combined, these products are installed on an estimated 700,000 sites. Elegant Themes provides some of the most popular WordPress themes in the world and includes a visual page builder. We initially reached out to Elegant Themes on July 23, 2020 and, … [Read more...]
Will Internet Remain Safe Place to Invest and Conduct Business in Years to Come?
NEW YORK – Back in 2016, the ICA, (The Internet Commerce Association) asked me a very important question; they asked what I thought would be some of the biggest challenges the domain industry would face in the coming years. While some might answer that question with suggestions about the difficulties new gTLDs may bring toward branding, or monetization strategies with domain parking from declining CPCs, my answer was likely very - very different than most domainers. This … [Read more...]
Bad News: Beware and “Be Aware” of “Meltdown” and “Spectre” Vulnerabilities
NEW YORK, NY - As the title suggests, you should both Beware, and "Be Aware" of these new security vulnerabilities that effect pretty much every Intel processor since 1995. I say "Be Aware" because although their patches available, there is not much that can be done to fully mitigate this issue until all or most computer hardware is redesigned. This is bad news because everyone is effected, and all computers are going to need to be replaced, it seems. Meltdown and Spectre … [Read more...]