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Category: Web Hosting Security

Secure Hosting Starts with a Great Password

CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD! If you have a poor password your website is at risk! Spammers and Phishers constantly try to break into websites that have poor passwords, once in they use your website to host fake websites intended to deceive people into providing private...

Protect Yourself From Phishing

What is Phishing? “Phishing” is when criminals use email, phone and online scams to purposefully and maliciously trick people into sharing information such as passwords, Social Security numbers, account and credit card details. Phishing is Phraud and it is...

Google Gives Ranking Boost For Secure Sites

Google Confirms they Give Ranking Boost For Secure Sites Google announced that going HTTPS — adding a SSL 2048-bit key certificate on your site — will give you a minor ranking boost. Google says this gives websites a small ranking benefit, only counting as a “very...

WordPress Security Plugins

HostUtopia servers perform constant scanning of files for malware and known viruses. However we are often asked what the best WordPress Security Plugins I can install on my website myself for further protection? This isn’t to say that WordPress is not secure, or...

5 Best WordPress Firewall Plugins Compared

Are you looking for the BEST WordPress firewall plugins for your website? WordPress firewall plugins protect your website against hacking, brute force and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Here we compare the best WordPress firewalls, and how they stack up...
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