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How Search Engines Help Spammers Target Your Email Account

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

Many email users ask us why they are suddenly receiving so much spam mail and why they have become targets. When analyzing spam sources, we realize that the victims have also played a part in facilitating the spammers, but Search Engines have made it far easier for spammers to harvest their…

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How Secure Is WordPress For Your Website?

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management systems which is used to make template based websites. It has a host of different features to aid quick updates and easy setup of your website. However, WordPress is also know to attract a lot of negative attention and needs to…

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5 Things That Happen When Your WordPress Blog Becomes Popular

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

How can you tell when you have a popular blog? Have you ever realised some subtle factors beyond search engines, which tell you whether your blog is popular or not? This article points out the subtle tell-tale signs that you may or may not notice when your WordPress blog becomes…

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Why am I suddenly getting so much spam mail?

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

Mr. Green’s business email account hardly received any spam mail. Maybe the odd  2 – 3 emails per week announcing that he has won millions of dollars. Nothing more. All of a sudden, he noticed a sudden spurt in the amount of junk mail that was hitting his Inbox. He was…

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Pros and Cons of Domain Name Privacy Protection

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

Whenever a domain name is registered an optional service is made available with a small amount of fee which is called “domain privacy”. How does it work? How will the service benefit you as you are paying an extra amount for it? We will make things easy for you, with…

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Why Your Site Should Have a SSL Certificate

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

The internet can be a terrible place where information is stolen every day. Many people have gone online only to have their personal identity stolen and have been  robbed out of money from their bank cards and their credit cards. This phenomenon of hackers and spammers has caused many people not to…

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What Role Do Web Hosting Companies Play In Fighting Spam and Junk Mail?

Posted by hostsleek on 16 07 2015.

Everyone wants to get rid of spam mail, except for spammers. To users it is a nuisance which hides legitimate mail, to web hosts it blocks up resources, to security professionals it means more filtering and monitoring, to website owners it could be a carrier of viruses and malware. Whichever side…

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What To Do When Your Website Runs Out Of Bandwidth…

Posted by hostsleek on 15 07 2015.

Have you come across a website which welcomes you with a “Bandwidth Limit Exceeded” Page? Was it your own website? Most people encounter this issue towards the end of the month. This means that the data transfer limit which was set by your web host has been exhausted. To know…

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Domain Name Security Measures To Keep Your Online Property Safe

Posted by hostsleek on 14 07 2015.

You may be able to protect your tangible property with security guards, CCTV surveillance and electric fences, but what about protecting your domain name? If you thought that domain names dont need protection, then you are mistaken. Every domain name which is in use is continuously appreciating in price. This…

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Getting The Message Across: What To Include In 404 Error Pages

Posted by hostsleek on 14 07 2015.

Have you bumped into error pages and then didn’t know what to do? From the plan vanilla black and white pages, to fancy custom made error pages, we can guess what irritates a website visitor and what makes their browsing easier. Rather than be obscure and try to brush off…

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