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Your July Security Round-Up

10.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Want to stay up to date with the latest news in cybersecurity and tech? Read the UKFast security round-up of the most important stories of the past week. Data breaches galore Last week’s NHS data breach affected 150,000 people. The individuals had specified that their sensitive data was not to be shared for anything but care purposes. While the coding error which leaked personal patient data did not result in any dip in patient care, the breach could slam the NHS with a hefty GDPR fine. This is, of course, not the only data breach suffered by the NHS with…

Domain Name Changes: What you Need to Know

29.11.2016 by Jenn Granger

December 1st is a big day. You can start opening your advent calendar, you’re officially in the last leg of the year and, if you have a registered domain name then – just like the holidays – some changes are…

A Shout Out to Your .Blog

22.11.2016 by Jenn Granger

As every blogger knows there’s no point putting out the best content in the world if no one’s able to read it, so when it comes to signposting it’s kinda like Tesco – every little helps. The new .blog gTLD has…

The Malware Angling for your Details

16.3.2016 by Jenn Granger

Several major websites, including BBC.com and the New York Times, have been foxed by fake ads, which have the potential to lead billions of users to websites containing ransomware and other badness. The attackers have been demanding payment from users…

Why Renew Your Domain Name Today

18.2.2016 by Jenn Granger

As of 1st March 2016 the prices of .UK domain names are going up, which means that if you want to save some cash (up to 58% for a two year renewal!), you should register or renew your .UK domains…

Next-gen security keeps email safe from DANE-ger

4.8.2015 by Alice Cullen

Meet the next generation of email security. His name is DANE (DNS-Authentication of Named Entities). The US government and dot-com giant VeriSign have teamed up to build a brand new secure email system using the internet’s very own domain name…

An Eye For An Isp

23.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

If someone sold you a dodgy device, you’d probably get pretty mad; but if someone knowingly sold you a dodgy device that’s a whole new level of uncool. Some ISPs are being accused of distributing ADSL routers that they knew…

Why It’s Important To Keep Your Domain Information Up To Date

12.3.2015 by Jenn Granger

There are lots of things that we do on a daily basis without reaaally understanding why; and most of these probably come down to a negative correlation between the amount of confusing information involved and the amount of time we have.…

Back To Basics: Domain Names

22.10.2014 by Jenn Granger

You’ve decided to let the world know about your business/GSOH/love of cats doing hilarious things (how do those little rascals play a keyboard without opposable thumbs??). To do this you need a website, and then for your future adoring fans…

Scotland’s Big News This Week

24.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

After a tense wait, this week the big news that Scotland has been waiting for finally arrived. That’s right… the .scot domain has been released!  So, wait no longer everyone; declare your allegiance to haggis, deep fried mars bars and…