123456…

…is not a secure password! The first UK Cyber Survey has revealed that millions of accounts are using easy to guess passwords according to analysis by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre. Top of the list was “123456”, discovered in 23.2 million account breaches. First names and football clubs are also frequently used, making them…

Say Goodbye to Windows 7

It was back in 2009 that Windows 7 became available, quickly becoming a stable, reliable and user friendly operating system for home and business users alike. That all comes to an end next January, when Microsoft will stop supporting the OS. That means an end to security updates too, meaning computers running Windows 7 could…

Free SSL Certificates for all

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve just turned on AutoSSL on all of our cPanel servers. This means that all of our web hosting plans now come complete with a free SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt! There’s nothing you need to start using https on your website as the certificate will be automatically setup and…

Be Wary of Fake Invoices

Once again emails posting as unpaid invoices are doing the rounds on the internet – but do you know what to look out for to prevent your computer being hijacked? Whilst there is no single way to spot them, exercising some common sense can help prevent these malware ridden attachments taking over your device. Often the…