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Somerset Hills Learning Institute has Launched a New Website!

New Jersey's leading school helping children with Autism, The Somerset Hills Learning Institute, has launched their new website, Somerset-Hills.org through our services at TrueHit Designs. Founded in 1998, Somerset Hills Learning Institute is a private non-profit program that offers a broad spectrum of services to children, adolescents, and adults with autism. We have had a wonderful time working with the Somerset Hills Learning Institute! They also had a few kind words about us: Read more

WordPress Patch 4.2.3 – Critical Security Release

Websites using WordPress versions 4.2.2 and earlier are affected by a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, which could allow anonymous users to compromise a site. This critical vulnerability needs to be patched as soon as possible, to protect visitors' and organizations' data. Clients who use our popular Website Security Monitoring Services and WordPress can rest easy knowing that their websites are secured appropriately to block hackers from maliciously using these vulnerabilities, and their software has been fully patched. If you are not using our ... Read more

The New Carlos de la Puente Antiques Website is Live on the Web!

Manhattan's number one antique lighting and accessory source, Carlos de la Puente Antiques, has launched their new website, DelapuenteAntiques.com through our services at TrueHit Designs. Carlos de la Puente Antiques is a second generation family business that specializes in antique and vintage lighting. Located in the heart of the Design District in Manhattan, and with over 15 years experience, they offer a unique position of not only providing quality antiques but also of working very closely with their clients at every stage ... Read more

New WordPress Patch Secures Newly Found Security Issues

Continuing with a stream of updates, WordPress 4.2.2 is now available! An icon font package, which is used in a number of popular themes and plugins, contained an HTML file vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage having us update your websites immediately. Our clients who use our popular Website Security Monitoring Services can rest easy knowing that their websites are secured appropriately to block hackers from maliciously using ... Read more

Major Security Flaws Discovered in WordPress and Plugins

Several major security vulnerabilities have been found in WordPress 4.1.1, and with many commonly used WordPress plugins. Clients using our popular Website Security Monitoring Services can rest easy knowing that their websites are secured appropriately to block hackers, and hack-bots, from maliciously using these vulnerabilities. Keep your website safe and your data secure by contacting us to learn about our Website Security Monitoring Services. Additional details of the recently found security vulnerabilities may be found here: Multiple WordPress Plugins are vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting ... Read more

TrueHit Designs Now Offering Unlimited Traffic on Dedicated Servers

We at TrueHit Designs, LLC are now offering unlimited inbound traffic through our lightning fast dedicated server hosting solutions. Our network consists of a blend of Level 3, Time Warner Telecom, Global Crossing, GTT, Comcast, NTT and Cogent transit. This means our partnered 30,000sqft. data-center now consists of five of the six highest performing networks in the world. Additionally, our network maintains peering points of presence in Miami, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Our shared shared hosting solutions compliment those locations, with the ... Read more

TrueHit Designs Given “5 Years of Excellent Service” Award by Local Businesses

We are pleased to announce that the Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce has awarded TrueHit® Designs for our company’s five years of service to the local business community. This achievement marks an important milestone for TrueHit® Designs, which has been providing its web-development services and innovative designs to the northeastern United States. “We would like to thank the greater business community of New Jersey, and beyond, for trusting in our abilities to provide the highest levels of service in the areas of ... Read more

WordPress Security Update 3.9.2

We have a new security update for website's developed in WordPress, updating it to version 3.9.2. Fixes a possible denial of service issue in PHP’s XML processing. Fixes a possible but unlikely code execution when processing widgets. Prevents information disclosure via XML entity attacks in the external GetID3 library. Adds protections against brute attacks against CSRF tokens. Contains some additional security hardening, like preventing cross-site scripting that could be triggered only by administrators.   We recommend contacting us to ensure that your WordPress website is fully updated and ... Read more

Security Org States Hackers Stole 1.2B Web Passwords in Massive Breach

"Thought the theft of 110 million people's data during the hack into retailer Target was bad? Hold Security says it's discovered a breach more than 10 times bigger. Over the past seven months, the security firm has been working to uncover what it says is arguably the largest known data breach in history. Hold Security has identified a Russian cybergang that it believes stole 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. "Whether you are a computer expert ... Read more

Microsoft Publishes Patch for Internet Explorer Security Issue

Microsoft has released a patch for the large security exploit. Microsoft states that a patch for Windows XP will be released in the coming week(s). If you use Windows, make sure to keep it up-to-date! --- At approximately 10 a.m. PDT, we will release an out-of-band security update to address the issue affecting Internet Explorer (IE) that was first discussed in Security Advisory 2963983. This update is fully tested and ready for release for all affected versions of the browser. The majority of customers have ... Read more

Working Around the Major Internet Explorer Security Exploit

During the last few months there have been two major internet security issues. As web developers, we want you to know how we keep your browsing safe, and help to protect your data. Internet Explorer Security Exploit At the time of writing this, using Internet Explorer, nearly all versions, may open a major security hole to your sensitive data. The security issue affects IE versions 6 to 11, on all operating systems. According to Microsoft, the upcoming patch won't be released for Windows ... Read more

The Heartbleed Security Issue and the Passwords You Need to Change

The Heartbleed security flaw is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic library. This weakness allows hackers to steal protected information, under normal conditions, by the SSL (https://www.YourWebsite.com) encryption used to secure the Internet. The good news is that a patch has been issued for this security flaw. We have implemented this fix on our servers as soon it was issued and most organizations are doing the same around the globe. The bad news is that you really should change most of ... Read more

SimpleAntenna.com has Launched!

We are happy to announce that SimpleAntenna.com has been launched. Simple Antenna is the smartest way to watch free digital broadcast television over the air. This indoor digital antenna allows you to access the top ten rated television shows, sporting events and over the air movie channels in your region without having to pay another cable or satellite bill. We had a great time working with SimpleAntenna.com President, John Falco and he had a few words about us: It's great to see this unique ... Read more

WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Update

The popular content management system (CMS), which many clients request, and we sometimes suggest to use, has an update out and live on the web. Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen. An issue with taxonomy queries in WP_Query was resolved. And if you’ve been frustrated by submit buttons that won’t do anything when you click on them (or thought you were ... Read more

We’ve Launched a New TrueHit Designs Website!

As the web continues to evolve, so must our web presence. We’ve designed a new website which allows our professionals at TrueHit Designs to continue helping our clients to prosper on the web. Our new site enables clients, current and new, to easily use our services including website packages for simple websites, robust e-commerce solutions, website maintenance, custom development and internet marketing. “We are pleased with our new website and are excited to continue to offer the high quality services and support ... Read more

Changes Coming to Google Checkout / Google Wallet

Google Checkout will be retired on November 20th, 2013, while Google Wallet products will continue to be supported. In order to continue to support for Google Wallet business, Google will be migrating all accounts to a new merchant experience by the end of October 2013. Some of the benefits of this new experience include: - Analytics for digital goods orders in the new Business Insights tab - Improved UI for easier account management - Simplified order management for digital goods: – Digital goods orders will be ... Read more

New Jersey Technology Council Engages TrueHit Designs to Rebuild and Launch Website

The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) announced today that its website is being redesigned to take advantage of the latest developments in web technology and social media.   According to Maxine Ballen, CEO, and President of the NJTC “Our website is a roadmap for our members to access the activities presented by the NJTC and a resource for the ongoing evolution of the region’s innovation ecosystem.  The new website will be easily viewed on smaller mobile device screens and will be loaded ... Read more

WordPress 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security Update

As new security enhancements are available, we are patching our client’s websites who use WordPress as their CMS. Fixes include: Additionally: Version 3.6.1 fixes three security issues: Remote Code Execution: Block unsafe PHP de-serialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. Reported by Tom Van Goethem. CVE-2013-4338. Link Injection / Open Redirect: Fix insufficient input validation that could result in redirecting or leading a user to another website. Reported by Dave Cummo, a Northrup Grumman subcontractor for ... Read more

WordPress Website Platform 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Update

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. All clients who are not a part of our maintenance program, this is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to have TrueHit Designs implement this update immediately. The  security team resolved seven security issues, and this release also contains some additional security hardening. The security fixes included: Blocking server-side request forgery attacks, which could potentially enable an attacker to gain access to a ... Read more

William Weaver Appointed to Team of Mentors at TechLaunch

TrueHit Designs President, William Weaver, has been appointed to serve as a mentor for TechLaunch, New Jersey’s premier technology business accelerator. As a mentor, Mr. Weaver joins TechLanch’s team of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders in providing advice and guidance to new, seed-stage technology start-ups throughout the state of New Jersey.  His expertise in technology and business management makes Mr. Weaver a valuable addition to TechLanch’s mentoring team. “It is an honor to serve as a mentor at TechLaunch. I look forward ... Read more
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