Disable UPnP (Universal Plug-and-Play) on Your Network

NAT traversal technology allows network applications to detect that they are behind a UPnP-enabled NAT device. Then the applications can learn the shared, globally-routable IP address, and configure port mappings to forward packets from the external port of the NAT to the internal port used by the application—and all automatically so the user doesn’t have to manually configure … Read more

Giving Administrative Access to your WordPress site

There may be times when you may want to give someone administrative access to your WordPress site. e.g. a developer or designer you’ve hired to work on your site. Under no circumstances should you e-mail your WordPress administrative username and password to anyone. E-mail is transmitted in clear text, and is easily intercepted and exposed/shared. … Read more

Protecting Your Accounts and Identity from Theft

Why Should I Care? To learn how much you’re at risk, and what you can do to protect your accounts from getting compromised or identity theft. Attempting to recover access to your compromised accounts, or handling the fallout from identity theft, and the wasted time in doing so is stressful. You may never regain access … Read more