‘Hacked’ Videos

  • Michele Butcher-Jones: Passwords, Attacks, and Security Oh My!

    WordCamp Montreal 2017Speaker: Michele Butcher-Jones

    September 26, 2017 — Learning about WordPress Security can leave you feeling overwhelmed but you don’t have to. We will talk best practices and simple steps to keep your site safe and secure. From secure passwords, to security plugins, to what to do when you have been hacked, we will discuss it all.

  • Tim Butler: Post-Mortem of a Hacked Website

    WordCamp Sunshine Coast 2016Speaker: Tim Butler

    December 21, 2016 — This talk offers an insight into the methods we use at Conetix to determine the root cause of a hacked website. This will include examples of some of the more common exploits seen and what they look like in the log files.

    Determining the root cause is important in order to ensure you’ve blocked the hacker from returning. Finally, some tips in order to greatly reduce the chances of the site being hacked in the first place. Developers through to businesses will hopefully see not only the importance of keeping a secure site, but what needs to be done when it’s too late.

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  • Valentin Vesa: How Being Hacked Turned Out To Be The Best Thing That Happened To Me

    WordCamp Gdynia 2016Speaker: Valentin Vesa

    October 8, 2016 — In this session you’ll hear about my passion for WordPress and the first time I experienced having my website hacked helped me create a secured online presence for our family project, turned multinational charity program and landed me my dream job, allowing me to work to protect WordPress sites from hackers. It opened opportunities, allows me to work remotely for an American company, while still living in Europe (Cluj, Romania) and also providing enough time to manage the volunteers behind the ShoeBox Project.

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