Category Archives: 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

Don’t Give Hackers a Key: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

You wouldn’t leave your car unlocked at the mall. Don’t leave your domain name account unlocked either. Setting up two-factor authentication, or 2FA, on all of your online accounts makes it harder for hackers to access your data. Below we’ll take a closer look at two-factor authentication and how you can enable it on your … Continue reading Don’t Give Hackers a Key: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

HTTPS: Secure Your Site and Boost Your SEO

People always want their websites to rank high in Google searches. While many swear by their own bag of tricks, the truth is that a lot of search engine optimization is guesswork. However, we have good news. Google openly acknowledges that it prioritizes sites using HTTPS in search results. In this article, we’ll explore how adding … Continue reading HTTPS: Secure Your Site and Boost Your SEO