Dark Patterns Examples - Recognizing Manipulative Marketing and Design

The doorbell rings and you get a package in your hand. You open it and see 20 black socks. Socks? But you didn't order them! Oh yes, you did. You just didn't realize it. How you are manipulated by dark patterns in online marketing every day and how you can ... read more

4 measures to prevent brute force attacks on your WordPress

What are brute force attacks, what do attackers use them for and how can you prevent these attacks on your WordPress? You will surely ask yourself such questions if you deal with this topic. We have collected answers to these questions. What are brute force attacks? Brute force attacks are attempts to gain access to your system (in ... read more

Secure browsers? 9 popular browsers and their privacy features

Browsers are probably the most important tools on our PCs and laptops. They provide access to all the content on the internet. Whether it's the latest social media trends, Wikipedia articles or news posts: without a browser it is (almost) impossible to participate in the great content diversity of the World Wide Web. That is why there are now numerous different browsers that ... read more

How to Update WordPress, Plugins and Themes Correctly: The Safe Way

For many users, new WordPress updates come as a surprise. After all, very few follow the release schedule, such as the current one for WordPress 5.8. Available updates for plugins and themes also often cause uncertainty. Johannes Mairhofer tells you today how to keep your WordPress system up-to-date and which update strategy has proven successful. WordPress Security WordPress ... read more

What is two-factor authentication and how can you use it at Raidboxes ?

You can now secure your Raidboxes account with two-factor authentication (2FA). In this article, we explain why 2FA is such an effective security measure for WordPress, your login to Raidboxes Dashboard or any other of your accounts, and how two-factor authentication works. The nightmare of unauthorised logins As our lives increasingly take place online, it would of course be an absolute ... read more

Stop spam comments in WordPress: With Antispam Bee

Spam comments and trackbacks are more than annoying. The WordPress plugin Antispam Bee blocks them. Unlike similar solutions, the plugin works entirely without captchas or sending personal data to third parties. This makes Antispam Bee 100 percent compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). What does Antispam Bee do? Spam comments that are filled with general praise for your ... read more

What is a DDoS attack - and how can you prevent it effectively?

Being targeted by hackers and other shady characters is a horror for any website operator. Unfortunately, it is becoming easier and cheaper to use services to make websites inaccessible to normal visitor traffic. DDoS attacks in particular are on the rise. Here you can learn what dangers exist for your site and how ... read more

How-To Guide: Fixing Mixed Content Error Manually or via Plugin

You are switching WordPress to HTTPS? This can lead to so-called mixed content errors. Browsers like Google Chrome then show your website as insecure or block it completely. We show you several ways to fix mixed content errors with WordPress. A mixed content error always occurs when your site or ... read more

Protection Against Brute Force Attacks: The RB Login Protector

Effective protection against WordPress brute force attacks and unauthorised login attempts - that's what our new feature, the Raidboxes Login Protector, offers you. We show you where to find the security feature in the RB-Dashboard and how to set it up correctly. Brute force attacks are by far the most common type of attack on WordPress sites. Bots try to automatically hack into your ... read more