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KRACK Attack: Secure Wireless isn’t so secure.

KRACK Attack Puts Wi-Fi Connections at Risk. We are not talking about Public Wi-fi networks here, you should already know those are not secure. Instead we are talking about networks that most of us think are secure because they have a password. In fact a recent vulnerability was found in the standard protocol used on…
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What is a NoFollow Link?

On the internet a nofollow link is used as a way to avoid giving your "vote" to a link on your website to a third party. Think of it like offering your friend a list of painters in your area except with the caveat that you haven't used any of them before so you aren't…
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Microsoft Paint returns from the grave

After the news got out that MS Paint, the first computer drawing app for most people back in the day, would be left by the way side people all over called for a redo. According to CNN, "Following an outcry from fans on Monday, Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) said the app will soon land in the Windows Store for free.…
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Web Ads, What to do?

In a previous post I mentioned how Google was working to knock out bad ads on the web. A recent announcement now shows Apple is jumping on board as well. Check out the article below for more. "Apple and Google are cracking down on obnoxious online ads. And they just might change the way the…
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Recover your password / Update your Phone # in Webmail

A while back a new feature to reset your password using your phone was added however it seems that a number of people still haven't taken full advantage of this feature. In order to help you along we are putting some step by step instructions below for you. You can recover the password for your…
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Typos, it happens to everyone even Amazon

Everyone makes mistakes, although usually it doesn't result in hundreds of websites going down. In our line of work typos can be one of the most common errors. Most of the time it is limited to an email or a text edit on a website but the other day an Amazon engineer's typo had a…
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We will say it again, SSL …

OK, so we have mentioned it time and again that it is a good idea to get an SSL certificate and I won't list all the reasons again in this post but what I will say is it shouldn't be considered optional anymore. Google is no longer gentle suggestion websites have SSL it is screaming…
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Google takes on bad ads

A very interesting read on how Google worked through 2016 to combat bad ads that pose risk to users as well as their plans for making a safer web for 2017. Posted: JAN 25, 2017, written by Scott Spencer https://blog.google/topics/ads/how-we-fought-bad-ads-sites-and-scammers-2016/
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Holidays are here

Along with the holidays comes email marketing campaigns, new website launches, lots of SEO for holiday specials but it also is a great time to look back and reflect on the years business as well as take time to enjoy family and friends. For that reasons our office will be closed from Dec. 22nd to…
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Take off some time on November 8, 2016.

We will be closed for election day (and Veterans Day). Although this is common for us we noticed that companies can now add their name to the list of growing companies that offer it off to their employees. http://takeoffelectionday.com/  See if your company is on the list. If not show your support and ask your…
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Transfer Domain Names

To transfer a .com, .net, .org, .biz, .tv, .us, .info, or .name to another registrar, the registry requires that you confirm an authorization code. The authorization code is unique to each domain name and is assigned by the registrar at the time of registration. Current registries assigning auth codes are: Verisign (the .COM and .NET…
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Mobile Websites: Separate or Responsive?

Which one is for me? There are two main ways to create a mobile website. One is creating a responsive website design. The second and often deemed less expensive route is the separate mobile website often with m.domainname.com or domainname.mobi for the domain. Each style has pros and cons and the type you go with…
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Dropbox Hack or Hoax

Today you may have heard about a Dropbox hack of 68 Million people's data but this isn't a new hack. This is a hack that happened in 2012. The thing that is putting this in the news today is that the files have been found on the internet and are being confirmed as the real…
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