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Posted by Lee Blakely on 01 June 2021 09:05 AM

Don't forget Father's Day is Sunday, June 20th! 

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In May, WordPress turned 18! You can read all about it here:

And in celebration of this birthday, WordPress released a critical security update:

The vulnerablity corrected in this update has been ranked "Critical". All WordPress users are advised to updated immediately.

Fortunately if you have WordFence installed then you are already protected:

Reliable Penguin offers premium WordFence licenses. See below for details.


Not to be outdone, Drupal turned 20 this year:

And of course Drupal has multiple security updates:

All Drupal users are strongly advised to upgrade to protect against these critical vulnerabilities.

SpamHero Now Available

Want to upgrade your spam filter? Check out our new Spam Hero service featuring:

Outperforms the competition - Catchs more spam and do it with substantially fewer false positives than other spam filtering solutions.

Easy to use - Nothing to install, configure or train. SpamHero will even detect your valid email addresses.

Tracking 100+ million senders - Sender behaviors are tracked in realtime. The sender's reputation is weighed during the filtering process.

Over 25 million filters - Every message is scrutinized through a mind blowing number of filters. All filters are consistently tested for accuracy.

12,000+ filters added daily - Using spam traps around the world we are able to detect new spam attacks as they occur and adapt to them instantly.

Additional features include:

  • Virus & malware filtering
  • Unlimited email addresses
  • Unlimited quarantine logins
  • Unlimited domain aliases
  • Scheduled quarantine reports
  • Group quarantine support
  • Automatic email address detection
  • 30 day mail archiving
  • 5 day automatic mail bagging
  • Mail forwarding
  • Catch-all address
  • Domain wide filtering policies
  • Sender whitelist/blacklist
  • Active Directory / LDAP email address sync
  • TLS encryption
  • Distributed cloud based technology

Order Spam Hero for your Reliable Penguin for special discounts and free support. For more info email:

WordFence Special

WordFence is the leading security plugin for WordPress websites. There's a free version of the plugin which does a good job of basic security but if you want serious protection then a "premium license" is the way to go. Reliable Penguin is an official WordFence reseller and for April we have a limited supply of premium licenses at a discounted price of $75 for the first year. This is a 25% discount! If you interested email!

Contacting Support

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1. Send email to:

2. Visit

3. Call 866-649-7984 


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