Webmaster posted on Thu 9th of Nov, 2017
When you register a domain, the details that you give are added to the global WhoIs database. However the database is publicly available - meaning that if you didn't select "Privacy" when you bought your domain, your details can be downloaded by everybody in the whole wide World.
Webmaster posted on Thu 2nd of Nov, 2017
A recent trend, especially with celebrities, is to snap up your baby's domain name. Some parents have taken the trend even further - actually looking for available domains before choosing their little one's name! Although this is probably a little bit extreme, there are some valid reasons to consider purchasing the domain to safeguard your child's digital identity.
Webmaster posted on Thu 14th of Sep, 2017
An SSL certificate creates a secure connection and encrypts any data that is transferred, by changing the protocol from HTTP to HTTPS. It's even more important now that Google have announced that as of October, Chrome will begin to flag HTTP pages as "not secure" and will display a warning to site visitors.
Webmaster posted on Thu 8th of Jun, 2017
The fact that WordPress is so widely used, makes it a target for hackers.Having your site hacked isn't just annoying and frustrating. If your site is compromised, there is a very high chance that it will be used for malicious activity. This can have devastating consequences - such as dramatically tarnishing your website's reputation. In this post, we're going to take a brief look at some of the threats to your site as well as best practices for maintaining the security of your site.
Webmaster posted on Mon 3rd of Apr, 2017
Unfortunately you are unlikely to ever be completely free from spam, however there are some things that you can do to avoid spammers and reduce the amount of spam you receive. Here are our top 15 tips for avoiding spammers & scammers
Webmaster posted on Tue 21st of Feb, 2017
If you recently purchased a domain, you may have noticed a significant increase in the amount of spam you receive (you may have even received some phone calls). You are probably wondering where on earth these spammers got your details from. Unfortunately this seems to have become really quite common. In this post we are going to take a look at why this is happening, as well as what you can do about it.
Webmaster posted on Fri 25th of Nov, 2016
It was recently discovered that Mark Zuckerberg covers his laptop's webcam with tape, bringing rise to a fresh debate over webcam privacy. Zuckerberg is clearly a lot more tech savvy than most people, so if he is concerned about webcam privacy, should you be too?
Webmaster posted on Thu 3rd of Nov, 2016
Following on from our last password security post, we take a look at password managers, what they are - and whether you should use one?
Webmaster posted on Mon 31st of Oct, 2016
The average UK resident had 26 online accounts or profiles - all requiring a password. We cover some of the best practices for keeping your online presence safe.
Webmaster posted on Wed 13th of Apr, 2016
How can an SSL Certificate improve your rank in Google and protect your visitors at the same time? Check out how Google are rewarding websites for beefing up their security...