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YubiKey 5 NFC Review

What is a YubiKey? Yubico, the parent of the Yubikey has been around since 2007. Several years ago, Google and Yubico worked together to develop a security key. Simply put, they developed a device that is an enhancement to, and in some cases eliminates a user login/password combination. Both Google and Yubico went on to […]

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Try The cPanel File Manager

Don’t sell the cPanel File Manager short. It is a powerful and time-saving tool. Give it a try. If you can use the native file manager’s in OS X, Windows, or Linux, you will have now trouble adopting to this program.

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Set Up An SSL On Your WordPress Site

Set Up An SSL – Background A Secure Socket Layer (SSL) along with an SSL certificate are both mechanisms that set up the encryption processes allowing the HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) to run on a website.  HTTPS is a security protocol.  In use, it allows web browsers/apps to securely connect to a website.   With […]

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Website to Verify WordPress Themes

Verifying and Comparing WordPress Themes Periodically, I look at available WordPress themes.  At first, like most people, the “look” of the theme was my major focus.  Later, I added to my search criteria, options that the theme might readily support, like sliders, showing similar posts, mobile ready, etc.  Today, working more with SEO, performance becomes […]

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Increase Speed and Security of CloudFlare using Sunny WordPress Plugin

What Is A Content Delivery Network? If you are already using a content delivery network, you know there is a good decrease in page load times for your users. CloudFlare is the content delivery network of choice for LarryTalksTech. There are both Free and Pro versions of CloudFlare. LarryTalksTech uses the Free version. For those […]

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OS X and Website Security – LarryTalksTech

Since LarryTalksTech.com came to life over three years ago, we have published over two dozen articles on how to secure your Mac OS X (and its data), as well as articles discussing how to secure your website.  Until today, our readers had to search for these articles by description.  In doing this, we felt  additional […]

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Use BulletProof Security To Secure Your Website

The Internet Is a Dangerous Place Today, having a website on the internet is like taking a walk through Jurassic Park with a couple of pounds of raw meat wrapped around your neck. If you don’t do something and do it quickly, at the very least you are most likely to get bitten, and/or most […]

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Hotlinking – Content And Bandwidth Theft

Who Knew??? Several weeks ago, while digitally “thumbing” through the available apps on my content delivery network (to learn more about CDN’s, click HERE) CloudFlare, I enabled all the elements of an app entitled ScrapeShield. CloudFlare describes the app as “…a free app…that protects your site’s content, and allows you to monitor and track misuse. […]

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htaccess Blacklist To Repel Exploits

Bad guys are out there spamming, scraping, and hacking.  If that wasn’t enough, “bots” have automated a lot of the evil processes.  Yikes!!!  If you are new to WordPress, or haven’t done this yet (What are you thinking?), get a security plugin for your site NOW!!!  If you don’t, it’s only a matter of time […]

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Dealing With Apache Error 403 BFHS

Trouble Is Coming   The day started out as any other day. I got out of bed. Rounded up my two dogs and let them “outside”. Made some coffee. Fired up my Mac, and began to read my emails. As I scanned my emails looking for any that were urgent, I quickly saw that my […]