Category: SWS Blog

Samsung is the Latest Tech Company to Get Hacked

Samsung is the Latest Tech Company to Get Hacked The below is from Samsung regarding a breach on their system. If you own a Samsung account, we recommend that you change your password(s). Dear Valued Customer, At Samsung, security is a top priority. We are…

Lastpass Hacked

The popular password vault software appears to have been compromised, they sent the following to their clients: Dear valued customer, We are writing to inform you that we recently detected some unusual activity within portions of the LastPass development environment. We have determined that an…

Plex TV Screaming Service Hacked

It appears that the popular American streaming media service and client-server media player platform announced that they experienced an attack against their network. They sent the following to clients yesterday. Dear Plex User, We want you to be aware of an incident involving your Plex…

Domain Name Price Increases Upcoming

Domain Name Price Increases Upcoming On January 3, 2020, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) announced major changes to the contract they have with Verisign.  ICANN and Verisign made these changes without consulting or incorporating feedback from the ICANN community or internet users. …

Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams There is a well-known quote from the movie "Field of Dreams". That quote is "If you build it, he will come" (yes, it is 'he', not 'they').The above quote can apply to a website project. Just because you have launched this really…

Site of The Month – August 2022 – FredericksburgAirportShuttle.com

Sit of The Month - August 2022 - FredericksburgAirportShuttle.com Site of the month is a new feature for our blog where we will feature a Simply Web Services customer and their website.The site of the month for August 2022 is Belman Limousine and Airport Transportation…

What is Reputation Management?

What is Reputation Management? Any successful business or organization will need to manage its reputation with potential new customers. In today's online world, a company's reputation can go from hero to zero overnight, and the really sad part is you as the business owner really…

What is Shared Hosting?

What is Shared Hosting? Shared website hosting is where a hosting company will host more than one website on a server. This is a very common practice in the industry and almost every hosting company does this here is why. If a server costs $1,800…

What is a Dedicated Server and Do I Need One?

What is a Dedicated Server and Do I Need One? A dedicated server is a server that hosts just one website at a time, or in some cases one client at a time. This client may host several websites on their Dedicated Server. Dedicated servers…

How Many Websites Can A Server Support?

How Many Websites Can A Server Support? This is a great question and one that I think deserves an answer. However, that answer isn't going to be really straightforward as there are several variables that can change. But the way the modern website is set…