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Encryption Backdoor Myth

Nov 18, 2015
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Just when the tide was turning in the US towards allowing encryption, Paris happened. There is undeniable heavy emotion around attacks on human life of any kind, and that is the danger when it comes to the shaping of public opinion and policy. It was quite predictable that this event would take no time at […]

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Nerds Hosting Concierge Service

Hosting services can be full of confusing jargon and buzzwords, and moving a domain name, website or email to a new service can seem overwhelming.  If you are a client that just has no idea what is involved in moving a domain, and don’t know what EPP codes are, Nerds On Site’s Hosting Concierge Service […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? Point In Time Restores

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds On Site Hosting Support team. Let’s imagine for a moment that the worst has happened to your website – a plugin update just broke the site, or perhaps a […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? Point In Time Backups

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. Our hosting comes standard with nightly backups for all our clients.  You don’t have to turn anything on, you don’t have to configure anything – every […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? DNS Changes

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. DNS records can be confusing.  CNAMES, A, AAAA, SRV….the list goes on and on.  If you want to point your website to a specialized server or […]

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Nerds Hosting: What Can You Expect? WordPress Login Resets

This article is one in a series of articles describing some of the actions you can expect to be covered free of charge by the Nerds Hosting Support team. Have you ever forgotten the password to your WordPress website?  Perhaps you’ve had a web developer build you a site and fail to give you the […]

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SSL Certificates FREE With All Hosting Packages

Many people have started commenting on the lack of privacy we have on the Internet these days. Without a doubt, Edward Snowden’s revelations have brought online privacy to the forefront of public discussion, though this has been a growing issue for years. Quite frankly, everything we do on the Internet today is known in quite […]

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Business Hosting Upgrading to SSD!

Our team is always looking at ways to give our clients a better experience, and today we announce that we have put in place a plan to upgrade our entire hosting systems to use solid state drives (SSD) exclusively.  SSD drives provide much faster throughput, meaning that latency will be reduced and performance maximized for […]

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Mail Server Upgrades

On July 21, 2014, our team will be upgrading our mail server to SmarterMail 12.  The webmail interface will change slightly, but the changes shouldn’t confuse any client with their differences.  This change will not affect any mail clients that are being used.  There will be downtime starting at 9PM Toronto/New York time on July […]

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Don't let your heart bleed over Heartbleed

It’s a good thing when a technology vulnerability gets enough attention that it is patched quickly and methodically. However, it may also raise undue concern due to its complex nature and variety of headlines that leave us consumers confused and unsure what to do. The context of this article is for you and I as […]

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