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GDPR and You

GDPR and You

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months you will no doubt have heard about GDPR. GDPR is new EU General Data Protection Regulation that replaces the old Data Protection Directive and comes into force on the 25th May, 2018. The new regulations apply to any business that processes the data of any individual who resides within the EU, so even if your business isn’t based within the EU, you still need to comply with the…

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Google Chrome May Not Like Your Website

Google Chrome May Not Like Your Website

The month of July is fast approaching. It’s usually a month filled with sun, school holidays, BBQs (depending on your location!) and general merriment. But NOT this July! This July will see the launch of Google Chrome version 68 and one of the main new features the end user (your website visitors) will see is a “Not Secure” message displayed in the browsers address bar if your website doesn’t load over HTTPS. Google first announced that it would eventually start…

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The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage

The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage

Are you a cPanel user that has received an email with the subject “The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage…”? If you have then DO NOT WORRY, you’re not alone! In cPanel version 68 a new feature was added to send email notifications to end users when an AutoSSL certificate renewal processed: SSL and AutoSSL certificate renewal, expiry, failure, and success notifications In cPanel & WHM version 68, by default, the system automatically sends users notifications about…

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D9 Hosting Announces Partnership With Sucuri

D9 Hosting Announces Partnership With Sucuri

D9 Hosting is excited to announce a new partnership with Sucuri; the global leader in website security, offering our customers easy access to services that will help protect and clean your websites. Sucuri is a globally recognized website security company, specialized in the protecting and cleaning of websites. They offer a platform to completely secure your websites, including: Website Firewall Protection Website Hack Cleanup Performance Optimization As official Sucuri partners D9 Hosting are able to offer the Sucuri services to…

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What is the .well-known folder on my webspace?

What is the .well-known folder on my webspace?

It’s the stuff of nightmares, a random folder has appeared on your web space and you don’t remember putting it there. Panic sets in! You begin to wonder if you’ve been hacked so you send a support ticket to your web host frantic to find out what’s been going on with your hosting account. Thankfully your web host is on the ball (*cough* D9 Hosting *cough*) and knows exactly where this rogue “.well-known”┬ádirectory has come from. The “.well-known”┬ádirectory will appear…

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Does It Really Matter If I Have Malware On My Site!?

Does It Really Matter If I Have Malware On My Site!?

Does it? (Hint, the answer is yes!!) Consumers want to be sure their online experiences are safe, making it critical to protect your website from malware. Malware on your website can cause serious issues for you as a website owner, and any visitors to your website. Running malware on your website can, and often will, lead to any (or all!) of the following issues: Spam emails being sent from your account resulting in mail delivery issues for all users on…

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How to Eliminate Spam

How to Eliminate Spam

Spam emails containing malicious attachments and links are becoming harder and harder to spot. Opening just one of these attachments or links can infect your system with malware and viruses. Can you imagine how many hours you waste each year just deleting spam emails from your inbox? Find out about the D9 Spam Filtering system, where lost time in dealing with spam is reduced to an absolute minimum, allowing you to fully concentrate on your other online task. Additonally, our…

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Did You Know That Your Computer’s Hard Drive IS Going To Die?

Did You Know That Your Computer’s Hard Drive IS Going To Die?

It may die today, tomorrow, next month, next year or maybe in 5 to 10 year’s time, if you’re really lucky. The point is that it is guaranteed to die at some point in the future – nobody has yet been able to design a hard drive that lives forever! ALL HARD DRIVES HAVE A 100% FAILURE RATE So, it isn’t a case of when your hard drive in your PC or Laptop dies, it’s a case of when. That’s…

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9 Steps To Securing Your WordPress Website

9 Steps To Securing Your WordPress Website

As of February 2017, over 24% of the worlds websites are being powered by WordPress. Unfortunately, with so many websites using WordPress, it has become a prime target for hackers and, as such, it’s vital to take the following additional security steps to secure your WordPress website. We’ve been hosting tens of thousands of WordPress websites since 2007 and whilst there is no way to make your website 100% hack proof, by following the steps below you should be well…

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Installing WordPress From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

Installing WordPress From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to install WordPress quickly and easily in just a few steps from your cPanel using Softaculous. First of all, you should login to your cPanel and locate the Softaculous Apps Installer under the Software section, click on this….. Hover your mouse over the WordPress icon in Softaculous and click Install Now lets deal with the first three boxes as shown in the image below 1. Choose Protocol You should really ensure that https:// is…

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