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DNS Failover: server monitoring and disaster recovery

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

Server monitoring and DNS failover is a must-have for any individual and organization that interacts with customers via a website. Having a server go down is bad, not knowing about it and not having a reliable disaster recovery plan is even worse....



WannaCry ransomware: how to be protected

TECH NEWS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

May 12th, 2017 saw a devastating global cyberattack named WannaCry which has alerted millions of people to the dangers of ransomware. Hospitals, businesses, homes and more were locked out of accessing critical files on their computers, facing ransom demands from an...



It is time to enable two factor authentication

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   6 COMMENTS

If you’re not worried about the security of your accounts, you’re ignoring a serious threat that’s confirmed by a neverending deluge of security breaches. Two-factor authentication is far more secure than passwords – many high-profile hacks, such as those against the Y...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet back in October was caused by a DDos attack on one of the major DNS service provider, bringing down websites including Twitter, the Guardian, Netflix, Reddit, CNN and many others in Europe and the US. <...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   2 COMMENTS

Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



What happens after a domain name expires?

DOMAIN   DEREK MANNING   2 COMMENTS

When you register a domain name, you obtain the right to use it for a fixed period. Once a domain expires, it goes through three periods that make it increasingly difficult (and more expensive) to renew....



New Webmail Platform Launched

Product Annoucement   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

We’re excited to announce the release of our new webmail platform, a brand-new webmail suite offering powerful e-mail capabilites. Built on the latest HTML5 and CSS3 technology, you’ll love working with the new webmail platform!...



.NET Domain Price Increases Februrary 1

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

This is a public announcement that the registration price for .NET domain names is to increase beginning Februrary 1. VeriSign, the Registry Operator for the .net domain, is increasing the annual registration price by $0.67 USD. As a result, we are raising our price....



Release of new IP update client

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

We have released a new build of Dynu IP Update Client for Windows, which makes it version 4.43. From Dynu Premium, Dynu Basic to version 4.43 of Dynu IUC, we have come a long way but what has never changed is our focus on user experience. This version of IUC made severa...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Our support team gets asked a lot this question:

"I would like to use your service to manage my DNS. I have pointed the nameservers to you (all 5) and I populated my DNS records about 48 hours ago and some appear to have propagated successfully while others only partially...



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