Email is an important part of owning and running a website, and often times changes to hosting or DNS records for a website can have a big impact on email deliverability, so it is important to know how email works… at least on a basic level. Learn more about how email works, and what to expect if you change hosting services…
Click here for instructions. Why do I need to clear or refresh my cache? Your browser has a folder in which certain items that have been downloaded are stored for future use. Graphic images (such as buttons and icons), photo’s, and even entire web pages are examples of items which are saved or cached. When […]
Database Backups This How To post is designed to help you understand how to safely create a backup of your website database through your hosting control panel. NOTE: Please use caution while following this How To Tutorial. Follow the steps very carefully as making changes in the database can cause major issues with any associated website if not done correctly! […]
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Google Announces Changes to SERPs for Mobile Friendly Results By Ed Nailor, Interactive Director / Creative Services • 4/20/15 On February 26, 2015, Google announced a change to their search algorithms used to ranks sites in their search results that are geared towards the “mobile-friendly” nature of a website. Specifically, Google stated the following: “Starting […]
NEED SOME ESPIONAGE DONE? HACKERS ARE FOR HIRE ONLINE By Matthew Goldstein • 1/15/15 The home page of Hacker’s List, a website that matches hackers with people looking for someone to delete embarrassing photos or retrieve a password Credit. A man in Sweden says he will pay up to $2,000 to anyone who can break […]
HOW MY MOM GOT HACKED By Alina Simone • 1/02/15 MY mother received the ransom note on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. It popped up on her computer screen soon after she’d discovered that all of her files had been locked. “Your files are encrypted,” it announced. “To get the key to decrypt files you have […]
‘RANSOMWARE’ A GROWING THREAT TO SMALL BUSINESS Cybercriminals, using malware in bogus email, freeze computer files until a ransom is paid. By Ruth Simon • WSJ • 4/15/15 More small businesses are falling victim to “ransomware,” in which malicious code locks up computer files and cybercriminals demand a ransom to free them. Mark Stefanick, president […]
GANGS OF HACKERS CAUSE CYBER BREACHES TO SPIKE 23% By Elizabeth Weise • USATODAY • 4/14/15 SAN FRANCISCO — Organized criminal gangs of hackers got smarter, faster and more ubiquitous last year, pulling off 312 major breaches against companies. That’s up 23% from the year before, Symantec’s 2014 Internet threat report found. Health care companies were a […]