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Hosting your own website
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Most people nowadays have their own domain with their own hosting. It is becoming more and more common to have your own website. It is also handy to have when you have your own business because it makes it easier to be found. This may sound very complicated but fortunately it is a lot easier nowadays thanks to systems such as WordPress. In this blog post we will discuss how you can put your website live at MijnHostingPartner. How do I create my website? To start with you need your own website you

WordPress considers automatically updating old versions
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WordPress is a Content Management System that needs to be updated regularly. Many of these updates are security updates so it is important that you perform these. It is also possible that you have an old WordPress version on your hosting if this is the case you should update it as soon as possible.Outdated WordPress versions are very often the target of malicious users. Before you update your WordPress you obviously need to make a backupWhat does this mean exactly? The reason WordPress is considering

Windows malware performs bruteforce attack on WordPress websites
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WordPress is the most widely used Content Management system and that makes it a target for malicious users. These people mainly target outdated WordPress sites because they have more security leaks. For example malware that performs brute force attacks was recently discovered by Avast researchers. It also installs a cryptominer that "picks up" various crypto currencies. In addition copied crypto addresses are replaced with one of their own. Of course you don't want this to end up on your hosting.

123456 is the most common leaked password
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It is increasingly important to have a strong password set. If you don't have this malicious users can easily get into your hosting. Of course you don't want people to be able to do this easily and therefore it is advisable to set a strong password. However it has recently been found that the password '123456' is the most commonly used password for leaked email addresses. In this list there were also other passwords such as 'welcome' 'welcome01' 'qwerty' and 'password'. This research was conducted

Google wants to hide https and www in address bar
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As a user it is nice to know if the website you are visiting has an SSL certificate. Generally you can see this by looking at the lock in the address bar. It can also be seen in the link if it says https:// then you know you're on a website with an SSL certificate. Now Google has announced their intention to remove https and www from the address bar. This should make it easier for the user to read urls. Will this affect me? If you are not a user of Google Chrome then fortunately this will not affect

MijnHostingPartner has the fastest and best chat support!
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MijnHostingPartner has the fastest and best chat support More and more people in the online world are using a chat function. If you have been hosting with us for a while you know that we also use this feature. It is therefore important that you receive a quick response. If you don't get a quick answer people will start looking for an alternative. Hosting vergelijker investigated which hoster has the best chat support. They looked at the response speed and the quality of the answer. In this test

Tips for safe emailing
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Not only the security of your hosting is important but also that of your mail accounts. When malicious users enter your mail account they can spread malware more easily. Of course you don't want this to happen these people can also send spam mail from your account. The chance that you will be blocked is pretty big. Spoofing It can happen that you receive e-mails from your own e-mail address. Often these emails tell you that they have hacked your email address. Here they further claim to have access

Several sites attacked by leak in plugins
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WordPress sites are often the target of attacks by malicious users. This often involves exploiting leaks in plug-ins that add malicious pieces of code to your website. Thanks to this piece of code website visitors are redirected to malicious apps help desk fraud or drug ads. The plug-ins in question are Maintenance Mode Yellow Pencil and Blog designer. However this vulnerability has already been fixed for all three plug-ins. If you are using any of these plugins it is recommended that you update

Suspect arrested for dozens of phishing attacks
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You hear more and more lately about victims of phising attacks. Last Tuesday a suspect was reportedly arrested who had made dozens of victims through phising attacks. You may now be wondering what exactly phising is and how you can protect yourself from it. What is phising? The good news is that phising will not affect your hosting. However it is possible that you will be bothered by phishing mails. Phising is a form of criminality in which criminals send e-mails to your address in order to get