Category Archives: Security

Talking Digital Security with RSnake Hansen

Robert “RSnake” Hansen is a well known digital security expert who is CEO and/or founder of a number of successful companies including Outside Intel and Smart Phone Exec. He is also on the board of some interesting tech companies, including Data World and FunCaptcha. Namecheap had the opportunity to ask him to give an overview … Continue reading Talking Digital Security with RSnake Hansen

Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

Google recently announced that beginning October 1, 2017, non-HTTPS sites will display as “not secure” in the search results within the Chrome browser. This update represents a continuation of Google’s efforts to ensure the protection of information shared on websites. Back in January of this year, Google began displaying this notice when people entered credit … Continue reading Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

4 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Website Security

Boosting the safety of your site is a no-brainer. Given the concerns over Net Neutrality, phishing schemes, and hacker attacks – not to mention watching too much Mr. Robot – web security and privacy should be at top of any savvy website owner’s to-do list. Right? And yet… you just haven’t gotten around to it yet. … Continue reading 4 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Website Security

Six Tips to Avoid Being a Victim of Ransomware

Last week a nasty piece of ransomware made its way around the world, locking down access to critical files at hospitals, businesses, and homes. While the registration of a domain name blocked this current attack from spreading, you can be sure similar attacks on the way. Here are some tips to keep yourself safe. Ransom… … Continue reading Six Tips to Avoid Being a Victim of Ransomware

Replace your Symantec SSL and Get a New One for Free!

Get a Free SSL Offer If you currently have a Symantec single or multi domain SSL certificate, Namecheap will replace it with a free Comodo SSL for the duration of your Symantec SSL certificate. That’s right. We’ll replace your Symantec SSL (on the same domain) for free. No strings attached. How Does This Work? Namecheap … Continue reading Replace your Symantec SSL and Get a New One for Free!

Retain your “Trusted” Site Status – Update to Comodo SSLs Today

Do you have a Symantec SSL? Read on for an important security update. According to an announcement from the Google Chrome team, the Chrome browser will no longer display the green bar extended validation status for Symantec SSLs. Why is This Important? When your website has an EV SSL certificate, it encrypts customer data over … Continue reading Retain your “Trusted” Site Status – Update to Comodo SSLs Today