Archive for the ‘Security issues’ Category

Is the EU’s cookie law confusing you too?

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You might remember that in May last year some new EU rules came into force. Dubbed the ‘EU cookie law’, the legislation says websites have to get permission from users...




The true cost of cyber crime

A new infographic from anti-virus company Kaspersky Labs suggests the cost of an individual’s lax approach to online security could be over US$2,000 with criminals able to make more money...


Secure all alternatives or risk potential fraud

A new report from the godaigroup has revealed how companies could be unwittingly compromising their own corporate security by using sub-domains and not registering relevant alternatives of their full domain,...


Fast-track closure for criminal domains

UK Police could find it easier to close down .uk domain names being used for suspected criminal activity if draft recommendations out for discussion are adopted by national Internet registry...


Have your Holiday wits about you

News recently that the European Commission wants to cut mobile phone overseas roaming charges has highlighted another modern phenomena. The fact is, the internet is so much part of our...


Are you .XXX cited?

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It’s the nexxxt big thing and one of the biggest talking points in the hosting industry for years. This week we launched our .xxx domain registration and with lots of...


Suspicious Minds?

A new report from security experts Bullguard suggests that nine out of ten people in Britain don’t trust the internet – that’s despite the fact that 75% of the nation...


RIPA up and start again

Well not exactly ripping it up but the UK government has today revealed final amendments to the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA), which aim to prevent consumer broadband...