Category Archives: Security

Why You Need SSL Security for Your Website

If your website is vital for your business, SSL protection is vital for your website. It’s that simple. SSL certificates protect a huge amount of traffic on the internet. According to Google: SSLs protect over 68% of Chrome browser traffic on Android and Windows devices; SSLs protect over 78% of traffic on Chrome and Mac … Continue reading Why You Need SSL Security for Your Website

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

Lately, we’ve witnessed the remarkable explosion of Bitcoin. This cryptocurrency, once thought to be an all-but-failed experiment in decentralizing money and trade, has made a big comeback in recent months. With it has emerged a new term: the Blockchain. Having a relatively solid grasp on the concept of Bitcoin already, I assumed that the idea … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

How to Report a Fraudulent Website to a Registrar

Did you know that websites that include malware, phishing scams, or masquerade as real businesses can be reported by ordinary web users like you? Here are some handy instructions on what to do when you come across suspicious domain names or websites. Fake Site or Hacked SIte? Fraudulent websites generally fall into two categories: fake … Continue reading How to Report a Fraudulent Website to a Registrar

Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

The New Year has officially begun! You’ve raised your glasses, toasted to friends and family, and made those resolutions. There’s no better time to get back on solid ground with your website security. To help you easily make sure you’re properly securing your site, we’ve pulled together the most important elements of basic (and not … Continue reading Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

Talking Digital Security with RSnake Hansen

Robert “RSnake” Hansen is a well known digital security expert who is CEO and/or founder of a number of successful companies including Outside Intel and Smart Phone Exec. He is also on the board of some interesting tech companies, including Data World and FunCaptcha. Namecheap had the opportunity to ask him to give an overview … Continue reading Talking Digital Security with RSnake Hansen

Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS

Google recently announced that beginning October 1, 2017, non-HTTPS sites will display as “not secure” in the search results within the Chrome browser. This update represents a continuation of Google’s efforts to ensure the protection of information shared on websites. Back in January of this year, Google began displaying this notice when people entered credit … Continue reading Google Chrome To Flag Non-HTTPS