Why I still use a Mac

For better or worse, I’m a longtime Mac user. I bought my first MacBook in 2007 with money I had saved working as a lifeguard during the brief summer months in WNY, and it has since resulted in an emotional bond that has proven difficult to break. I admit this because I’ve tried to divorce Apple before, and yet, somehow, I find it’s just not that easy, at least for me.

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Reaching 4K vulnerable Magento merchants

About a month ago, I decided to start a new project, and it has since proven to be quite challenging. Unlike most projects I work on, this one isn’t about building software, but rather trying to convince people to buy software for their own good. Sounds like a scam, right?

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Magento 1.x Threat Vectors and Remediation Tactics

Magento is the quintessential target for credit card theft. That might seem obvious, but the reasons why are actually complicated and multifactorial, so I’ll spare the details for a different post. For the purpose of this post, just understand that Magento is an especially targeted platform for credit card fraud.

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Magento 1.x End of Life: June 2020

After much speculation regarding the end-of-life date for Magento 1.x, Adobe announced yesterday they’ll provide security updates for post-1.5 Magento 1.x CE and Magento 1.x EE until June 2020. This end-of-life announcement provides merchants with a sizable window to make the upgrade to Magento 2.

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