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ssl.iwebz.net is now getsslnow.com

Posted on Friday November 03, 2017

The team at iWebz would like to announce that as of 1st November 2017 we have permanently moved our address from ssl.iwebz.net to getsslnow.com thereby merging all our SSL certificate business activities under the getSSL by iWebz℠ brand. ssl.iweb.net is now getsslnow.com The login details for your user account remain unchanged. Your orders details will continue to […]

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Top SSL Certificate Brands of 2017

Posted on Friday September 29, 2017

An ongoing survey by W3Techs has thrown up some interesting numbers on the state of the global SSL Certificate market. Most notably 23.7% of websites have yet to implement SSL certificates. W3Techs investigated technologies of websites, not of individual web pages. If a technology was found on any of the pages, it is considered to […]

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FTP sites will be marked Not Secure from Google Chrome 63

Posted on Tuesday September 19, 2017

FTP sites will be marked as Not Secure with the release of Google Chrome 63 in December 2017 Thats the direction of the discussion at https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!msg/security-dev/HknIAQwMoWo/xYyezYV5AAAJ Although there have been plans to remove FTP support altogether, for now FTP sites will only be marked as Not Secure. About FTP FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, used […]

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Ransomware On Your Website – Is It Possible?

Posted on Monday August 28, 2017

Ransomware on a website? Ransomware is popularly thought to affect only PCs, mainly containing older versions of Microsoft Windows, through phishing of login details. Actually, nothing is farther than the truth. In fact, ransomware can be introduced even into Linux-based web servers / websites without using any phishing techniques, and even if they are behind […]

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Chrome and Symantec – the Final “Trust” Solution

Posted on Monday July 31, 2017

The Google Chrome team announced in March 2017 that it had a problem with Symantec for violating industry standards related to SSL certificate issuance. This has been discussed cooperatively over the last 4 months by Google, Symantec, and other members of the internet community. On 27th July 2017, Chrome and Symantec announced their final plan […]

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.IO domain names were almost compromised

Posted on Saturday July 22, 2017

.io Registrar almost lost control of their Domains Matthew Bryant, a researcher, was able to successfully take over the entire .io TLD after a slip-up by its operating registry left authoritative name servers freely available. Authoritative name servers are DNS servers that control resolution of all domains for a given zone, in this case “.io”. These […]

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Let’s Encrypt certificate or a commercial SSL – the final verdict

Posted on Tuesday May 02, 2017

Let's Encrypt background info Introduced in 2016, Let's Encrypt represents a free open certificate authority (CA), which provides website owners with digital certificates for enabling HTTPS (SSL/TLS). It was launched by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG), a public-benefit organization sponsored by the Mozilla Foundation, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Cisco Systems, with the […]

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Ballot 193 – 3 Year Certificate Validity To Be Phased Out

Posted on Monday April 24, 2017

The CA/B Forum approved Ballot 193, which will see reduced SSL certificate lifetimes, as the maximum decreases from three years to two years. This is being done to address the security and logistic issues inherent with long-life certificates. Given that Ballot 193 will impact how certificates are deployed and managed, we wanted to put together […]

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More MySQL storage for Free and Basic web hosting plans

Posted on Saturday April 22, 2017

We always try to keep our customers happy and make sure they do not encounter any issues while using our services. In addition to our Paid plans, we also ensure that our Free web hosting plan support WordPress and Joomla installations. Unfortunately with the latest release of Joomla the database disk space usage was significantly […]

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Free SSL Post-Install Server Assessment

Posted on Thursday March 30, 2017

Customers of getSSL by iWebz using the automated SSL certificate buying system now have a way of assessing how well they have setup their TLS/SSL certificate on their web server. We now provide the ability to use the Qualys SSL Labs server test from your getSSL Order Details page. What is a server SSL test? […]

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