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Phishing email alert

Earlier this week, some customers received a fraudulent renewal email purporting to come from us via our sister company Register.it. These phishing emails are written in Italian and warn customers to renew domain names. Here’s an example of the email:… Continue Reading →

Samsung attempt to reverse hijack ‘GalaxyStore.com’

Samsung has been found guilty of trying to reverse hijack the domain name ‘GalaxyStore.com’. Earlier this year, they changed the name of their app store from Galaxy Apps to Galaxy Store but they failed to secure the domain name ‘GalaxyStore.com’… Continue Reading →

Brexit – what lies ahead for .eu domains?

With uncertainty looming over Brexit, many things remain undecided, however the European Commission and EURid (the .eu registry) have announced that there will be changes for .eu domains. At this point we cannot tell you exactly what this means as… Continue Reading →

Why buy a .website domain?

A .website domain name is globally recognised and memorable. Simple yet effective, the .website domain crosses industries, languages and cultures, meaning it’s the perfect extension for every website. The .website is an excellent choice for both businesses and personal websites… Continue Reading →

Setting up your business email address: What you need to know

Securing your professional email address, and domain name, should be top of your to-do list once you’ve established your business idea. Having a custom email address shows you’ve created a real business, whereas using a Gmail, Yahoo or some other… Continue Reading →

Website Builder – Step away from your computer!

Building your website just got even more convenient. Gone are the days of being shackled to your computer… do it all from your tablet or mobile! What is it? Website Builder allows you to create a fully-optimised, beautiful website from… Continue Reading →

Azure Information Protection – How secure is your data?

Have you sent an email containing sensitive business or customer information? Was the data protected? Not handling sensitive data properly could cause real implications for you and your business. Some of these include fines (for GDPR non-compliance), loss of customer… Continue Reading →

Website Maintenance is key!

You may have seen our blog about our Build Me A Website team, where we introduced you to Carla, Rich and Tom – but you may be wondering what happens once your newly created website is complete and live. Owning… Continue Reading →

Web hosting explained…

Having a website means you’ll need to get to grips with web hosting. It’s not a fun as creating the website itself, but it’s what makes your website accessible by internet users and so it’s a crucial part of launching… Continue Reading →