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The team behind the Chrome web browser have proposed that the browser will make it much more obvious to the user when a site isn't using an SSL certificate (i.e. it hasn't got https:// at the beginning of the domain name). While just a suggestion at this stage, it is in line with the previous news that Google have already started increasing the ranking of sites that use an SSL certifcate versus those that don't.

The days of Apple users being able to pretty much ignore the security issues that have plagued Windows users for years have been slowly coming to an end. We have seen a definite increase in machine infections ourselves, and searching online suggests that this is not a localised problem.

Version 2.5 of our go-to CMS for most major website projects, Joomla, is approaching end-of-life. From 31st December 2014, this version of Joomla will no longer be supported. This means that any security issues found will no longer be patched, and extensions will no longer be developed for this version.

Cloud-based file storage services such as iCloud, Dropbox and Google Drive offer a very easy way to make your important files available to you from wherever you wish to access them. Whether you’re using a desktop machine in your office, a phone at home, or a laptop on the other side of the world, your files are always available to you.

A lot of people wouldn’t be able to tell you what internet browser they use despite the fact that they spend huge amounts of each day using it. Some may not even be aware what exactly a browser is (it’s the thing you click on to get onto the internet). Historically, there were big differences between the various web browsers, and distinct reasons to pick one over the other.