Archive for Security

Domain Registry of America Scam Alert

Domain Registry of America just sent us a letter regarding the expiration of one of our domains. We get a few of these a year and so do some of our clients. If you get one of these:

Stop Right ThereDomain Registry of America Scam Alert

If your domain i snot registered with them then you do not need to do anything.  They are trying to get you to switch your registrar account to them and usually with a much higher yearly fee.

Talk with your website administrator if you have any questions. Or, contact me, include your domain name, and I'll have a quick look to see who your registrar is and if you can safely ignore this letter.


Security Upgrade

Your Website Security Upgrade

2011 saw the greatest number of website security incident investigations ever. As the internet becomes more and more prevalent in our lives so do the security risks and website hack attempts We know you take your website seriously and trust us with keeping it online, updated , compatible, available 24/7 and secure. I do want to assure all current and future clients that none of the websites hosted with Elegant Eagle Web Design have been hacked nor have any hack attempts been noted or reported. Even so, I believe it is important to be proactive and offer even more protection from security risks.

Immediate security enhancement:

Password Lock-Down

After 5 failed attempts to access the admin area of your website the access portal will be locked down for 30 minutes. By May 1st 2012 all websites hosted with us will have a password lock-down system in place. As we expand and roll out the features of what we will eventually comprise the “Peace of Mind and Security Assurance Package”, the entire full >>>more