Historic Hacks - The Morris Worm

Historic Hacks – The Morris Worm

Posted by Chris Pinnock

Welcome to Historic Hacks, where we'll be shining a light on some of the more notable hacks in history. Today we'll be traveling back to the 2nd November 1988, and looking at the Morris worm.…
Hashing Explained

Hashing Explained

Posted by Chris Pinnock

When it comes to security, the weakest link in the chain is usually the good old-fashioned password. Hackers often publish tables of usernames and passwords as they find them when breaking into systems, meaning that…
What Is Encryption?

What Is Encryption?

Posted by Chris Pinnock

In recent years, encryption has become something of a hot topic. Mentions of the word have increased dramatically in light of Edward Snowden’s government surveillance leaks. Security revelations have led to a number of disagreements…
How Hard Is It Really To Migrate From Shared Hosting To VPS?

How Hard Is It Really To Migrate From Shared Hosting To VPS?

Posted by Chris Pinnock

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a common next step for shared hosting users who are looking to upgrade their website hosting. VPS offers superior performance when compared to the limited shared resources of shared…
A VPS Hosting Glossary

A VPS Hosting Glossary

Posted by Chris Pinnock

There are many terms relating to VPS hosting that could be confusing for a newcomer.  So, we've put together this handy glossary of terms you're likely to hear used in connection with VPS Hosting. Common…
Choosing A Web Server For Your Website

Choosing A Web Server For Your Website

Posted by Chris Pinnock

Choosing a web server is often one of the most overlooked decisions when setting up a website. Users often spend time choosing software to run their website such as WordPress or Joomla! as well as…
GDPR, Consent And You

GDPR, Consent And You

Posted by Chris Pinnock

You have likely have noticed (unless you have been on another planet over the past year) is that the General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May this year. This is a European Union…
The Dangers Of WordPress Plugins And Themes

The Dangers Of WordPress Plugins And Themes

Posted by Chris Pinnock

From its humble beginnings as simple blogging software, WordPress is now estimated to power more than 30% of the top 10 million websites in the world. One of the factors that has increased WordPress’s popularity…
Create A Sensation: How To Build A Blog Audience

Create A Sensation: How To Build A Blog Audience

Posted by Kelly Kirkham

Blogs are important for any established website. They work wonders for increasing the time spent on your website, which can translate into some pretty great SEO benefits. Whether your goal is to add followers, boost…
How To Troubleshoot Problems And Ask For Help

How To Troubleshoot Problems And Ask For Help

Posted by Chris Pinnock

It can be nice to dream that running a VPS will be easy sailing and trouble-free. However, the unfortunate reality is that sometimes things go wrong. Unless you are experienced with the technical side of…

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