Archive for the ‘News’ Category


Gary Hall Posted By

Apr 13, 2015

FBI Echoes Giraffe Warning

Have the FBI been reading our blog? You might think so, judging by their latest public service announcement. Just a few weeks after we cautioned readers about the important of keeping your WordPress website updated, the American spooks have echoed our warning. It’s vitally important for everyone with a site on the hugely popular WordPress […]

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Gary Hall Posted By

Mar 30, 2015

Is Someone Sending Spam as You?

Here at Giraffe, we scan an awful lot of emails every day, so we tend to find out when there’s a major new spam attack pretty quickly. We’ve seen quite a few recently that at first glance appear to come from legitimate companies. They’re from genuine company email addresses with genuine signatures, valid names and […]

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The Giraffe Team Posted By

Jan 27, 2015

Don’t Be Too Hacked-Off

Watching the news recently, I was amazed to see that an online hack on Sowerby Primary School in Thirsk, North Yorkshire, had made the headlines. The hacker, who goes by the tag “X-saad”, had hijacked the school’s homepage and replaced it with a hate message directed at the United States and Israel. But it wasn’t […]

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