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Effective on July 1st 2014, a new law comes into effect. This law aims to combat spams, phishing and reduce the transmission of junk mail. This new law C-28 will result in many changes to achieve your mass mailings. In this article we provide you some tips that will help you comply with the new law.

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Most businesses hang on to too much data for too long. And it’s often data that they don’t need. Or worse, didn’t realize they even had. So do a spring-cleaning. Do an inventory of all your data and everywhere you keep it.

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So what is the dreaded DDoS? A Distributed Denial of Service attack usually starts with hackers infecting thousands or even millions of unprotected servers and personal computers and turning them into zombies or bots. All these botted computers combine to create a massive network or botnet of compromised computers that will do whatever the hacker, sometimes called a bot herder, asks them to.

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Note that Astral Internet customers can rest easy when it comes to the latest SSL vulnerability: our customers will be happy to learn that they are already protected from POODLE, as all of our shared cloud hosting clients (and clients with service included) are patched to protect against the POODLE security flaw.

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Ever wondered what is Cloud computing… In this blog we’ll explain briefly what is the in and out of Cloud computing and which technology involve behind the scene to make it work.

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Popular, customizable and easy to use. On the internet, you are often browsing on it without even noticing it. For certain it’s the ‘Eldorado’ and for others, it’s a nightmare. It doesn’t need much to get started and will offer a lot as long as you take care of it. Yes, you’ve guessed it, we are talking about WordPress. In this article we will take a look at the pros and cons of the content management system that is becoming more and more popular on the web.

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Hackers have many ways of attacking your website, and it’s important to stay up to date on the most common attacks so you can do what you can to prevent them from occurring. Malicious individuals can attack your data via your computer or they can infect an entire network. Two of the most common website attacks are Denial of Service (DoS) attacks and SQL Injection attacks.

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So many reasons could explain the cyber criminality committed on the internet. You’ll find in this article three of the main reason why a cybercriminal would like to hijack your website. You’ve been told that your website security has always been, and will always be important, after reading this blog you will better understand why.

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     Happy New Year from Astral Internet to all of our clients! We appreciate you being with us and look forward to providing you high-quality web hosting and VPS solutions in the New Year. With this celebratory New Year’s blog post, let’s have a little fun take a look at the historical roots of New Year’s […]

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Ever wondered how search engine rank your website, in this blog we will shed light on some of the obscure and correct way that expert may use to boost your website ranking on search engines.

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