if you use a free email provider like Gmail or Outlook, then ensure 2-factor authentication is enabled - this is where you sign in to your email account and get a text message or access code on your mobile phone to complete the authorisation
don't open spam emails
turn off images in your email, and only re-enable for senders you know are legitimate
Firefox, Chrome and Opera all ok... but not Edge
Everything was working fine in Firefox, Chrome and Opera but not Microsoft's Edge browser (as it happened, we also found the issue extended to Internet Explorer 11).
Turns out that within our CSS file, when requesting fonts (using @import) inside a media query, like this:
The ICO blog has a great post on ransomware, the despicable act of holding a business to ransom by preventing access to the files on their computer. These things always begin with a virus, usually through a spam email. Once infected your computer is locked down and access to your important files restricted. The pirates then issue a demand for payment to permit access again... or they will delete them. This is when having external backups comes in handy! Of course, the best defense is to avoid catching the virus in the first place.
How to get thousands of leads from Quora in five months. Excellent article that will no doubt generate traffic to your site if you decide to invest the time and effort. Basically you present yourself as the expert in your field by finding and answer questions related to your area of expertise. Simple really. Go on then, get started!
Here's a great way to include social icons on your site without breaking a bandwidth sweat: Super Tiny Social Icons is a bunch of really tiny SVG files (all less than 1k). Includes a lot of the most common services so no reason not to use them.
We're always encouraging clients to use the structured markup tools available with their CMS text editor (CKEditor) when they're creating content. Our advise is that structured content not only helps with general readability but it can bring SEO benefits too. One particular feature we like to promote is lists, and as luck would have it, Hoa Loranger from Nielsen Norman Group has just published a great article on exactly that subject. 7 Tips for Presenting Bulleted Lists in Digital Content covers everything you need to know with some excellent examples about what not to do too.