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Welcome to the NLSoftworks blog! Here we talk about secutity coding and lots of other fun stuff.

 

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What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?   WordPress is a free and open-source website-building platform that you can use to make your own websites without any coding knowledge. WordPress has singlehandedly made the internet more accessible to millions of people. In fact, as of May...

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Welcome to NL Softworks

Welcome to NL Softworks

Welcome to Novak, Line Software Company! We focus on web projects that are mainly WordPress. I am Edward Novak, a senior Software Engineering major, and my partner Hunter Line is a Computer Science major. We started this company to help small businesses with getting...

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What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?

What is WordPress?   WordPress is a free and open-source website-building platform that you can use to make your own websites without any coding knowledge. WordPress has singlehandedly made the internet more accessible to millions of people. In fact, as of May...

How to repair a hacked website? Website Repair Services!

How to repair a hacked website? Website Repair Services!

Websites are what bring life to the internet. In fact, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that websites are the internet. If anyone wants a serious presence online, they set up their own websites. Just as setting a website has become easy these days, so has hacking one as...

What are Malware Scans?

What are Malware Scans?

Every IT person ever has told you to run a daily malware scan. But no one really explains why you need a daily malware scan and what happens if you feel a little adventurous and don’t run malware scans. In this article, we will go through everything you need to know...

What is SEO and Why Does My Website Need It?

What is SEO and Why Does My Website Need It?

You may have heard the term SEO thrown around a lot when people are doing anything online. But, so precisely, what is SEO? How does it work? What types of SEO are there? And how can you use SEO to reach your business goals? This article will provide a detailed insight...

Post Launch Tasks

Post Launch Tasks

Once you have launched your site there are a few things you may want to do to insure your site launches smoothly. Security Backups Tracking SEO Staging Site Management Plan Security For security I use WordFence, this plugin scans your site against WordPress and...

Hacked Site Overview 02

Hacked Site Overview 02

This site was using a old version of convert plug, having a large security flaw allowing hackers to modify any files on the site, unfortunately for this site. Every single file on this site was modified to add a redirect script to send the users into spam....

Hacked Website Overview

Hacked Website Overview

This particular website was on wordpress 3.6 and had not been updated in 8 or so years. The site ran smoothly up until today, the customer noticed that if you google the site and click the link it actually brings you to a different site. This was a super sneaky hack...

WordPress is it Secure?

WordPress is it Secure?

WordPress is a content management system for websites, this is a great tool that allows developers to create sites without having to worry about creating all the features from scratch. This also allows clients to easily edit and update the text on the site. In the end...

The Largest Security Breach in History!

The Largest Security Breach in History!

In 2013 there was a breach in yahoo’s cybersecurity that would become the largest cybersecurity breach in history. The attack was to steal information from yahoo’s users such as backup emails, security questions, and passwords. Initially yahoo discovered in august of...