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Hackers, Brute-Force Attacks and Malware

The end of 2015 has been hectic. I’ve spent most of November (and I suspect I’ll be spending all of December) cleaning up sites that have been infected by malware. In the process, I decided to beef up my own sites’ security and I thought I would write a blog post to raise awareness so […]

Google Boosts SSL Certificates

You may have heard about Google’s latest announcement (Aug 6th, 2014). Here’s an excerpt from it: …we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal. For now it’s only a very lightweight signal — affecting fewer than 1% of global queries, and carrying less weight than other signals such as high-quality content — while we […]