Viewing entries tagged with 'online security'
Have you heard about the highly-distributed global attack on WordPress installations? It’s affecting virtually every web host in existence. Due to the nature of the attack, memory consumption on targeted servers has increased. In some cases this has affected performance on the server end.Read More
What is domain privacy and do I really need it?
Did you know the contact details attached to your web hosting domain are publicly available thanks to the WHOIS listings? This is why HostPapa and other web hosting providers offer domain privacy for a small surcharge.
Here are HostPapa, we’ve seen several unfortunate circumstances surrounding website security... or should we say lack thereof? It’s easy to blame the crafty hackers for your website’s problems. But, and we’re sorry to have to say this, too often it’s the websites running last year’s security updates or the web developers using “password” for their password that are the first to run into security issues.Read More