Google Chrome’s Crackdown of Bad Ads Is Only the Beginning

Google will leverage its market position and the popularity of its Chrome browser to take aim squarely at poor-quality ad experiences. When the initiative launches, Google will stop showing ads on Chrome that do not meet the quality standards adopted by the Coalition for Better Ads. The ad standards, which were compiled after interviewing thousands of consumers about which ads negatively impact …

Why having broken weblinks are so bad

Dead hyperlinks on websites are not just annoying – their existence may cause some real damage to your online business as well as to your reputation in the Internet! Because of that a web-site may: Lose some of the existing customer base (current users sooner or later will get frustrated enough to never come back) Get problems with getting new …

Credit Card Charges

Credit card surcharges banned from Saturday 13th January There are some important changes to the law regarding surcharges. From the 13th January 2018, the Payment Services Regulation 2017 comes into effect This regulation implements the EU Payment Services Directive II (PSD2) which has the aim of setting out a common legal framework for businesses and consumers when making and receiving …

Are you Ready for the New Google Changes to Security

Google began sending out notices to site owners this month, reminding those who haven’t yet migrated from HTTP to HTTPS that in October their sites will be marked “NOT SECURE.” The warnings are directed to owners of HTTP pages that contain forms, specifically sites that include text input fields like <input type=”text”> or <input type=”email”>. The messages reiterate the fact …

The WPSetup Attack: New Campaign Targets Fresh WordPress Installs

Attackers scan for the following URL: /wp-admin/setup-config.php This is the setup URL that new installations of WordPress use. If the attacker finds that URL and it contains a setup page, it indicates that someone has recently installed WordPress on their server but has not yet configured it. At this point, it is very easy for an attacker to take over …

Take the Small Business Performance Test

15 Ways to Improve your Business performance. Are you at risk from Hacking? How Secure is your Website? Are you easily found in searches? Would you like to increase your Sales or Services? FIND OUT NOW

How Secure is Your Hosting?

Hosting security is extremely important. What would happen if  your website went down because the number of simultaneous guests started growing? How easy is it for hackers to get in?  Does your hosting package make sure viruses don’t get into your system? These days, there are plenty of unethical systems and companies eager to use your emails for spamming and your website …