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There’s not much to laugh about when you fall victim to ransomware, which is software that encrypts the data on your computer and other connected drives without warning. In the majority of cases, the data can be restored only by paying the cybercriminals a ‘ransom’ in the amount of several hundred francs – or even […]

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In an age when we’re sure to go right to a search engine to find content on the web, you might think that choosing the right domain name for your own website is only of minor importance. At least when it comes to achieving top rankings in the search results on Google and other search […]

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A few weeks ago, the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) published its semiannual report. The report showed just how poorly Swiss websites perform in terms of security. This is reason enough to write a post discussing the most important precautions you should take to safeguard your website. Regularly update your software! You […]

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Thanks to content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Typo3, the number of websites has practically exploded in recent years. According to Netcraft’s recent figures, there were nearly 903 million websites as of November 2015 – with the number continuing to grow rapidly. These modern content management systems make it possible to easily manage […]

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Aside from the actual Internet presence itself, domain names are essential for ensuring your website is a success. This is why you need powerful administrative tools that make it convenient and, most importantly, easy to manage your own domain. Around two years ago, Hostpoint introduced its new DNS Editor to give users a simple administration […]

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It essentially comes down to functionality: you have one or more devices that you’d like to use to read your emails. And in another location entirely there’s a server that receives your emails and prepares them for your reading pleasure. If both sides are going to communicate with one another properly, there needs to be […]

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…to avoid in online shops, and what we can learn from the major players A guest column by Thomas Lang. E-commerce growth is showing no signs of slowing down. And if there’s one place where retail trade in Switzerland continues to thrive, it’s online. Last year, online turnover for tangible products – meaning no travel, […]