Ransomware – how to protect yourself

Ransomware – how to protect yourself

There’s a new threat to computer owners. Something even more sinister than the more familiar viruses and malware. It’s called ‘ransomware’, and it’s essentially a script which is downloaded onto your computer from a malicious website¬†(or...
Serving you better!

Serving you better!

Web Hosting is one of those things that you never really think about until it goes wrong. Websites just get put on the web don’t they? There’s nothing else to do or think about once the development is done? Well, not quite. Running a web server is quite a...
Be careful who you call!

Be careful who you call!

We’re finding that generally people are getting good at¬†spotting those hoax emails that arrive ever more frequently. The ones from HMRC that inform you you’re due a tax rebate, or how about the ones from PayPal saying that your account needs to be...
WordPress Security

WordPress Security

We hear this one quite often. Because WordPress is open source (and so popular) it’s inherently insecure, as every hacker on the planet is going to tear it apart looking for vulnerabilities. In our opinion this is an alarmist statement. We’ve been using...
Backing up WordPress

Backing up WordPress

Having an up to date backup of important files is so important, yet it’s estimated that around a third of all computer users have never backed up their data, and around a half do so only once per year. Most people consider files like family photographs to be the...