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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 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...

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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 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...

A Thorough Examination and Explanation of XSS Attacks!

A Thorough Examination and Explanation of XSS Attacks!

For this blog post I will be discussing XSS attacks what this type of attack is, how attackers execute this attack, a real-world example of people exploiting this vulnerability, and how to successfully prevent an attacker from exploiting this vulnerability on your...

In Depth Look at SQL Injections!

In Depth Look at SQL Injections!

For this blog post I will be discussing SQL injections what this type of attack is, how attackers execute this attack, a real-world example of people exploiting this vulnerability, and how to successfully prevent an attacker from exploiting this vulnerability on your...

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