86% of e-commerce platforms are missing security patches, says report By Leah Alger The Jonesen Take: If you are a dedicated reader of our blog, you’ve probably noticed that we post a LOT of articles about software updates. There are 2 main reasons for this. 1. They’re REALLY important. 2. Site administrators keep not updated their sites. Luckily for anyone who … Read More
Many site owners and web developers think of web hosting as an afterthought. “My beautiful site is done and now I need to connect it to the web.” We don’t look at it that way, and we encourage our clients not to either. Web hosting is an incredibly important piece of the puzzle for any website and it can have … Read More
Over the years, we’ve seen many web companies that provide design and hosting services for a while and then seem to fall off the map. This happens for many different reasons; an entrepreneur wants to move on to another opportunity, a great designer gets a job offer she can’t pass up, a developer moves into something more specialized. A couple … Read More
Gandcrab Ransomware Exploits Website Vulnerabilities By Kelly Sheridan “Many of the Web pages on the Internet are running on antiquated software and most small businesses don’t know a new flaw has been released. Even if they did, they don’t have the expertise or time to update the software they rely on.” The Jonesen Take: We’re your web security experts, here to … Read More
New MassMiner Malware Targets Web Servers With an Assortment of Exploits By Catalin Cimpanu The Jonesen Take: Websites that are hosted on servers infected with this malware are vulnerable to many different forms of attack. From decreased performance to data breaches or even total denial of service for users. It matters where you decided to host your site. Our curated web hosting … Read More
A typical small business website is attacked 44 times a day By Gene Marks The Jonesen Take: These constant attacks are carried out by “bots” —programs designed to exploit known vulnerabilities in websites. The Hackers controlling the bots target small businesses because there is a pretty fair chance that the owner doesn’t employee a team of IT professionals and/or doesn’t have … Read More
More than 2,000 WordPress websites are infected with a keylogger By Dan Goodin The Jonesen Take: The malware described in this article not only reads passwords and other information entered into the site by users, it also uses visitors’ browsers to “mine” cryptocurrencies. We protect the data and reputation of our clients by actively scanning for any malware threats.
With 4 months to switch on HTTPS, are web hosting companies ready? By Mark Stockley The Jonesen Take: Starting in July, Google will be warning users about even visiting a Non-SSL site. If your site is on our Standard or Pro Hosting plans, we’ve got you covered. If not, we are happy to get you set up with an SSL … Read More
33% of top WordPress sites are at least two versions behind By Patrick Nohe The Jonesen Take: The task of keeping your WordPress system updated stands as one of the most essential practices for maintaining your website’s security and functionality. We manage this critical responsibility for you, so you can focus on running your business.
Google has made it official: The internet is now mobile-first By Ashley Rodriguez The Jonesen Take: Google search results are now being ranked based off the mobile version of the site as opposed to the desktop version. This mammoth shift means Google recognizes that the growing trend in mobile searches will continue. If your site has been built by the … Read More
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