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Three Tips on Addressing the Heartbleed Bug

The HTTPS lock icon we’re all used to trusting in our browsers hasn’t been as trustworthy as we’d like to believe. Ever since the good folks at Codenomicon and Google have publicized the OpenSSL implementation bug known colloquially as Heartbleed, two questions have come to the forefront for each Internet user: What sites have been


Exchange 2003 Support Ending

On April 8, Microsoft will no longer support Exchange 2003. The trusty decade-old email software is still used by more than 66 million people worldwide. With the impending deadline approaching many users will no doubt be asking, “Where do we go from here?” Exchange 2003 is from the pre-cloud era, and business technology has changed

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8 Steps to Switching Web Hosting Providers

If it sounds too good to be true, chances are it is. That’s what TextDrive’s “lifetime” customers had confirmed earlier this month, when the company announced it would shut down March 14, 10 years after its founding. Though many of the stranded customers got a great deal over the course of their membership, it doesn’t


New Domain Names Available, but Will SMBs Bite?

Own a jewelry store and looking for a way to stand out among the thousands of websites that also sell jewelry? Move over .com, as .diamonds is in town. Last month, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which oversees Internet domains, went live with a long-drawn-out plan to massively expand the number