Web Design News

Is your SSL certificate as safe as you thought?

This is not a new story (Google announced it's plans September 2017), but many people are still unaware that Google Chrome and Firefox will be blocking websites that use SSL certificates issued by Symantec (yes, THAT Symantec) as of April this year. You many think "Well, my SSL certificate was issued by GeoTrust/RapidSSL/Thawte, not Symantec", but the reality is that...

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New Bout of PC based Phone Scams

Just fielded an interesting call from a call centre claiming to be "Talk Talk". Apparently there was an "error" with our internet connection and the person on the end of the line wanted me to run some commands on my computer to demonstrate what they were.

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Open source Firewalls

Just recently I have been doing a lot of work on setting up and upgrading our internal and external networks. It has been quite an interesting and challenging job, that I am only just starting to get to grips with and I have learnt a lot about how to setup networks using open source software.

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