Author: Mac Wilson

Common Service Names and Port Numbers (You Should Know)

Common Service Names and Port Numbers (You Should Know)

Service names and port numbers are used to differentiate between the various services that execute over transport protocols, such as TCP/IP, UDP, DCCP and SCTP. The authority responsible for assigning service names and port numbers is the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). IANA also maintains the registries which store service names and port numbers. The port registries for …

Most Popular Webmail Clients – Top 5

Most Popular Webmail Clients – Top 5

5 Most Useful Webmail Clients for Business. Why when it comes to email, webmail is the way forward. The problem with old-fashioned email is that it is stuck in the office. If that’s all you have, then there’s no way of knowing if you’ve got that important mail in your inbox until you’re logged back …

Cloud Computing Technologies – Complete Guide

Cloud Computing Technologies – Complete Guide

Since the beginning of the new century, information technology (IT) has presented many new advanced technologies that are now being used widely in order to provide computing resources as required. The compounding of Internet technologies like virtualized servers, web browsers, parallel computing and open source software have appeared as the additional computing resources in completely …

Improve WordPress Security with Two Step Authentication

Improve WordPress Security with Two Step Authentication

Before the Major Brute-Force Attack Occurred on WordPress Sites, WordPress announced its Two Step Authentication process to improve the WordPress security. What is Two Step Authentication? It is a kind of feature or process introduced by WordPress to tighten its security. It adds another layer of security to your WordPress accounts. Those who have enabled the …

Major Brute-Force Attack on WordPress Sites by a Botnet

Major Brute-Force Attack on WordPress Sites by a Botnet

In October 2012, an attack was occurred on WordPress compromising some 50,000 sites. In the similar way a major and distributed brute force attack on WordPress-based sites by a large Botnet was noticed recently. It is being said that, the botnet attempted to get into the WordPress admin dashboard targeting the users having a username …