Security Advisory: New Email Scam claiming hackers have your password

Over the past few weeks, some people have received emails from themselves claiming that a hacker has stolen their passwords and hacked their webcam, threatening to expose your data, as well as browsing habits if you do not remit to them some bitcoins valued between $1000-$1500 US dollars. The hackers use publicly exposed data from [...]

SSL is no longer optional for your website.

Your website should most likely be labelled with "Not Secure". What does it mean, and how do you get it fixed? BackgroundNearly two years ago, Google announced that Chrome would eventually start marking all sites that are not encrypted with HTTPS as 'Not Secure' as an attempt to motivate site owners to improve the security [...]

Preventing email spoofing with SPF

The very first email was sent about 45 years ago, in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson. Tomlinson is internationally known and credited as the inventor of email. The Internet Hall of Fame in account of his work commented "His email program brought about a complete revolution, fundamentally changing the way people communicate". Fast forward 45 years... Over [...]

Using find to compress new or modified files after a particular date

One of our customers had a unique challenge of moving web servers. Their site was huge, with one directory having over 200GB of images. They opted to do a partial migration, copying over the website as is first before the final switch over. The final switch over required to copy over only the latest files created [...]

A shark in your tank

The Japanese have always loved fresh fish, but the water close to Japan has not held many fish for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever. The further the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring the fish. If the return trip took more time, the fish were [...]

Improve your company’s productivity in 2016

Along with the entire customer happiness team at Extreme Web Technologies; I wish you a Happy New Year 2016! As 2016 sets in, its time to put those new year resolutions in effect. Did your new year resolution include improving your productivity as a business? If not, make sure to list it down because your employees [...]

.tz Marketing Workshop

I attended a marketing workshop representing Extreme Web Technologies, top performing .TZ accredited registrar on 10th & 11th December 2015 which was organised by tzNIC in collaboration with ICANN. It was held at BOT Conference Room and facilitated by Bob Ochieng and Ali Hussein Kassim. The workshop aimed to share and provide necessary business skill-sets as well as exposure to [...]