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Researchers penetrate unsecured database
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If you have a web store then it is obvious that you do as much as possible to make your website as secure as possible. This applies to both your website itself and its database. If these are not properly secured a malicious user can easily extract the data. For example there are researchers from a VPN company who extracted various data from a database of a Chinese web store. After this intrusion the researchers were able to view various data including orders payment passwords and passport information.

An SSL certificate for your website!
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If you have a website you want the data on it to be secure. This is not only nice for you but if your users know this it will also give them a safe feeling. One of the ways to show this to your users is by using a SSL certificate on your hosting. With a SSL certificate you have the ability to connect through https and then you also get a green lock at your domain. If your users see this lock they know that their data is safely stored on your website. This not only gives your users a secure feeling

Drupal users should start updating soon
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Drupal users should start updating soon The Content Management system Drupal is one of the better known systems in the world of hosting. At the moment there are more than 1 million users that use Drupal the majority of them are still using Drupal 7. Approximately 70 percent still use Drupal 7 however this version gets an end of life status in 2021 this means that there will be no more support and security updates. What are the consequences of this? When you want to continue using Drupal 7 there

Microsoft advises companies to stop using Internet Explorer
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Everyone knows the program Internet Explorer it is on your computer by default and you can easily access the Internet with it. Earlier this week Microsoft posted a blog post advising companies to stop using Internet Explorer. So in this blog post we will cover a bit of the history of Internet Explorer and why Microsoft advises against using it. For your Hosting it is still important that you test your website in every browser this includes Internet Explorer. The history of Internet Explorer Internet

Track the statistics of your website
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If you are using commercial hosting then it is important that you can track how many visitors you have on your website. You can track this in different ways such as using Google Analytics but also Matomo. In this blog post we will discuss both. Google Analytics Google Analytics is probably the best known of all these tools and displays the statistics in a clear and easy way. Google Analytics is mainly meant to give the owner or administrator of the website a clear and concise picture of where the

Cryptominer spread Trojan horse on Linux servers
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Last week a new type of malware was discovered that targets Linux servers the virus then focuses on spreading a cryptominer. The virus has been named SpeakUp and is new Trojan horse and is now operating mainly on Linux servers in China. How it is spread Of course when it comes to things like this it's always useful to know how such a virus spreads and what any risks are. The malware is spread by the PHP framework called ThinkPHP here they exploit vulnerabilities in the framework to get onto the

Brave Browser has memory advantage over Google Chrome
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If you are using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox then you probably already have an adblocker installed. This not only removes annoying advertisements but also blocks certain pop-ups. At MijnHostingPartner.nl we were already very enthusiastic about the Brave web browser but since we have heard this news we are even more motivated to use the Brave browser. What is the advantage of the Brave browser? The Brave browser is a free open source web browser that is made with the Chromium framework this

Opera 50 for Android can disable ads
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The company behind the Opera web browser has a feature in the latest Android version that allows you to disable ads. So you actually have a built-in adblocker in the web browser which is of course very nice when you're surfing the Internet. More and more browsers seem to do this earlier we made a blog post about the Brave browser this also blocks ads and trackers. Privacy is becoming more and more important More and more people are finding their own privacy increasingly important and that is only

WordPress for your business website
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Running your own buisiness is not an easy task as you have to do a lot of things at once and keep your customers happy. Think about answering emails phone calls complaints and many other things. If you have your own business then this might sound familiar if you also have to maintain your hosting then this can be quite tiring. You might be wondering how to do this do you take care of it yourself or do you hire a professional to do it for you. This is obviously a difficult choice to make but luckily