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The importance of SSL and a secure site

Published on 22nd September 2017

WHAT IS SSL? – An SSL certificate secures the connection between the users browser and your website ensuring no data entered on your website in a login area, in a form, or your checkout on your site can be intercepted… more »

Securing your website with SSL

Published on 10th February 2017

From January 2017 (Chrome browser v56) you might have noticed that when you’re on a website using the Chrome browser it shows the words “NOT SECURE” before many websites.  This is because Google will only give a secure designation to… more »

Google announce that Chrome will mark sites without an SSL certificate as insecure

Published on 9th November 2016

A few weeks ago Google quietly announced that Chrome (in release 56 in January 2017) will start to mark sites that do not have an SSL certificate and don’t use https as insecure. 18 months ago Google announced that a… more »

GOZeuS and Cryptolocker – understand more about this malware and how to protect yourself

Published on 5th June 2014

There are days when I wonder if our lives are really enhanced by the internet and technology. Instead of the dreams of the 70’s and 80’s where computers would give us more free time, we have ended up as slaves… more »

eBay has been hacked, time to change that password

Published on 21st May 2014

I know I am a bit of a bore on this subject but here we go again.  eBay has been hacked and has advised it’s users to change their passwords.  If like many you use the same password for other online… more »

Do you need to change your passwords for the HEARTBLEED bug

Published on 11th April 2014

Many of you might not have heard about the Heartbleed bug so I thought I repost this excellent article that is on Mashable. Should you be worried and Heartbleed, YES! You’re probably overdue a password change anyway so please do… more »


Published on 11th December 2013

Since Monday I have received several SCAM emails from FEDEX with the title either FEDEX or SHIPPING CONFIRMATION . As I have used FEDEX in the last 2 weeks I nearly opened it before I thought Fedex don’t have this… more »

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