X Please read our statement regarding COVID-19
Menu
Website Design & Marketing

On the Hill

Protect Your Passwords - And Your Business Tag: hacking

When was the last time you changed your passwords? Important accounts like Google, social media, Microsoft, banking, and others that are used daily, are linked to your personal and financial details, and so if someone hacked into them it could be a disaster.  One way to protect yourself and...

Read More

Domain Name Scams and Phishing Scams: How To Spot Internet Scams Tag: hacking

In many ways the popular image of internet scams, that of the ‘generous’ Nigerian prince and the distant relative with the common name, can lull people into a false sense of security.  In reality, internet scams have developed and are a little more sophisticated and effective than you are...

Read More

Password Security Solutions Tag: hacking

At this point in the Age of Internet, everyone knows that having secure passwords is a good thing. And yet, so few of us adequately protect our personal information. It can be difficult to know exactly where to begin when it comes to security in the digital age; there are so many different...

Read More

Meltdown and Spectre – Flaws in the System Tag: hacking

A few years ago, Heartbleed was all over the news, and in the beginning 2018 Meltdown and Spectre have been making the rounds. But what are they exactly? While they sound like they should belong in a James Bond film, they are essentially faults in the system that could lead to sensitive data...

Read More

Net Neutrality – Help Keep It Tag: hacking

You’ve probably heard a lot about Net Neutrality in the last few years, and recently it is back in the news. Canada, and the world, will be affected in many different ways if Net Neutrality in the USA ends. But what does it mean exactly? What is Net Neutrality?

Read More

Password security – Why good passwords are important Tag: hacking

Picture this: You get a phone message, then another, then another, from your friends asking why you are sending them spam. Your email account has been hacked! You log into Facebook to warn everyone, and notice your last couple of posts from you… weren’t – from – you. Your Facebook account has...

Read More

What Is SSL, And Why Should My Site Have It? Tag: hacking

As a site owner or even just as an Internet user, you may have heard whispers about SSL lately. A tech-savvy friend might have stressed the importance of using "secure sites", or you may have seen an article announcing Google's new favouritism for SSL. Maybe you read about the Heartbleed...

Read More

What Heartbleed Is & What To Do About It Tag: hacking

There's been a lot of news lately about the Heartbleed website security breach, which has been leaking large amounts of sensitive online information from websites around the world.  There are even comics about it. But what exactly is Heartbleed, and why is it so serious? What can you do to...

Read More
Heartbleed logo: red, stylized heart outline that appears to be dripping