Affinity News

Using PHP 5 Becomes Dangerous in 2 Months

PHP version 5 is widely used by WordPress and many other web applications today. PHP 5 will reach end-of-life in 2 months. That means it will no longer receive security updates. A new vulnerability could be catastrophic for sites that do not migrate to the newer version of PHP. Unfortunately many WordPress sites remain on…

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Apple Certificate Issue

In order to keep our platforms secure, On July 7th we renewed our SSL certificate for stackmail.com. This may have resulted in you seeing a certificate mismatch error within your mail clients. The warning seen is not that the SSL certificate is invalid or out of date, simply that it has changed because it has…

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May 2018 News

This month the platform has been upgraded in the following way. Email autoresponders: Autoresponders have been added to Affinity Mail. Users can now create ‘Out of Office’ messages or similar. There’s no need for any control panel access. From a webmail login, select Settings>Autoresponder to begin the process Malware scans: As from the 16th May…

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Unable to send email from my webmail or email account.

Unable To Send Email From My Webmail or Email Account If you are unable to send email but can receive them, more often that not the email account that has been sending spam will have been compromised, possibly due to a cracked password or active virus. Although not always the case, an account may have…

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Google forces HTTPS to make sites more secure.

Google warns website owners to switch from non-secure HTTP to HTTPS, or risk losing traffic. Google is now sending out emails to Search Console users saying that if you don’t switch from your non-secure HTTP website to HTTPS, then you risk losing traffic and have a “NOT SECURE” notification pop-up on your website for all…

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Auto Lockout of bad users – on too many log-in failures

We limit the number of times a user can attempt to enter a password, if the password is entered incorrectly more than 4 times in 10 minutes the system will automatically lock the account. By doing this we ensure that hackers are unable to guess or brute force your account password to gain access. This…

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101 powerful ways to double the speed of your website [FREE]

Here’s a fact, if your website takes longer than 2 seconds to load, around 47% of visitors will leave without hanging around. Just imagine… 2 seconds. I mean, 2 seconds isn’t enough to do anything. Even reaching out for a sip of your tea or coffee can take longer than that. Yet somehow, those same…

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How to remove the "Insecure Password Warning" on Firefox

How to remove the Insecure Password Warning on Firefox. You might have noticed that in a recent release of Mozilla Firefox (Firefox 51), Firefox displays a grey box with a red strike-through in the address bar when a login page you are viewing does not have a secure Connection, this is the insecure password warning…

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