Archive for October, 2009

Google PageRank Update Underway!

The Google toolbar update is underway! The update started early this morning here in the USA and it should continue for the next 24 to 48 hours. There are many bloggers that keep a close watch on their Google PageRank and only wish for one thing, and that is an increase on their homepage and […]

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How to Remove Hidden Spam Links from WordPress

I recently published an article called “How to Check and Remove Malware from an Infected Website” that was intended to help self hosted WordPress blogs with this ongoing issue. Hackers are getting clever when it comes to advertising, but not in an ethical way. They’re injecting spam links in WordPress blogs in an attempt to […]

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How to Restore Deleted Files

How to Restore Deleted Files

Have you accidentally deleted an important file or email? What if you lost something important when your computer crashed? Not a problem! Recuva recovers files deleted from your Windows computer, Recycle Bin, digital camera card, or MP3 player. Recuva is 100% Free! Recuva (pronounced “recover”) is a freeware Windows utility to restore files that have […]

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Social Network Humor

What Social Network are you an active member of? There are so many social networks that it’s almost impossible to be a member of each one. If you’re a blogger, social networks are a proven method to drive interest to your blog or website. Social Network Humor I Ask my wife if there’s anything to […]

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How to Check and Remove Malware from an Infected Website

There are many blogs and websites that are being hacked and infected by Malware each day. The hacker embeds malicious code and links to websites that are deemed as bad neighbors or malicious. The hacker will use the attribute display=none so that the site owner and visitors can’t see the anchor text and or links […]

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World Wide Web Flashback

World Wide Web Flashback

Before I get started, I’d like to share with you on how I started in web development. I was on an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) back in 1992, old school chat technology. I wrote my first HTML tag which was the image tag, you know the one – <img src=”http://thesource.com/images/theimage.gif”>. The image I used was […]

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Beware of this Adware from TrueAds

Adware.TrueAds is an adware program that installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and periodically displays advertisements on the computer. The intent of this site is to sell advertisements for publishers through unethical practices. The program installs itself in IE and Firefox and displays pop ads to the end user. Type: Adware Publisher: www.trueads.com Risk […]

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Why Alexa Ranking is Useless

Why Alexa Ranking is Useless

This article will call out the obvious based on actual data. Unfortunately, many advertisers use the Alexa Ranking as a score card on whether or not to advertise on a website. There are many SEO professionals who discard Alexa as a true indicator for a websites overall traffic ranking. How Alexa Ranks a Website Web […]

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The Business of Hacking You

McAfee H*Commerce is a new series airing on WNBC and other networks. The purpose of H*Commerce is to get you involved in the fight to stop it, and to provide solutions on how to protect yourself, your family and business from this ongoing cyber-crime and scam epidemic. You may think this will never happen to […]

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U2 Live Concert on YouTube

U2 Live Concert on YouTube

U2 fans will love this! It has been confirmed via a U2 video blog that their sold-out concert at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California, this Sunday, 25th October, will be streamed free, in full and live on YouTube. It’s the first time a show of this size will be streamed live. I hope more […]

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Best Free CD-DVD and Blu-Ray Burning Software

ImgBurn is the most powerful burning application with advanced features that you will not find in a free version for this type of software. The latest version 2.5 is loaded with new features that you can read here. It has several ‘Modes’, each one for performing a different task: Read – Read a disc to […]

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How to Check if a URL is Safe

How to Check if a URL is Safe

Before you click on an unknown URL, check it first using the Trend Micro Web Reputation Search Tool. This tool can also check your own website or blog to see if it’s harboring malicious code that could hurt your sites visibility through search. Did you know that in the United States alone, there are more […]

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