The new EU ‘Cookie Law’ has already featured in a couple of posts on ChurchMag. Now european web users (I can only speak from a UK perspective) are seeing how different ways of how the law is being implemented and not…
There are a vast number of sites that are yet to comply with the law – for a number of reasons – but I think one of the main ones is that they simply don’t understand the law and what to do with it!
From my experience as a Christian web designer, a lot of Church and Ministry sites fall into this category. They’re often run by (wonderful!) volunteers who, very understandably, can’t keep up with all the technical happenings in the world of the web.
This is where the idea for my latest site came from. Continue Reading…
It’s a good idea to understand Internet scams, so you don’t find yourself sucked into one yourself. It’s also a good idea to tell others about them, especially those new to the World Wide Web.
Here’s an interesting look at the number of Internet scams, types, tips, and the most popular Internet scam you’ll come across:
Have you upgraded your WordPress site?
83% of hacked WordPress blogs have not been upgraded, so as you can see, not upgrading your WordPress install can put your website at a much greater increase of falling victim to a hack.
It’s also important to make sure you’re backing up before you upgrade, too.
Here’s the Ultimate Guide to Upgrade WordPress:
We have talked about the theological implications of hackers and how we as Christians should respond as well as the latest in security measures to prevent the future of hacking. But there is a whole world of hackers that have not been talked about.
For some, hacking is all about money or revenge.
For others, it is boredom or power, not necessarily about the hacking itself.
But the group that we will be looking at are the hactivists: hacking to do something good by preventing evil.
In a spiritual sense, the opposite is true.
However, when it comes to having your computer infected by a computer virus, unfortunately, religious websites can be more dangerous than porn websites.
My brain just imploded when I first read this.
Can you believe that Religious Websites Are More Dangerous Than Porn Sites?
It’s wrong on so many levels.
According to the Symantec Internet Security Threat Report (2011), religious/ideological websites are three times more likely, on average, to be infected with malware than porn sites.
Did you know that a new European Law makes over 90% of websites illegal?
Once again, we see that lawmakers are grappling at making new laws about a technology they do not understand.
Take a look:
After months and months of speculation around the release of Google Drive, it finally came.
Of course, a big drop like this wouldn’t be complete without some fierce debate about privacy policies, right?
Take this tweet for instance: