Security

WordPress cookie plugins

WordPress cookie plugins – the top 5 opt-in solutions

WordPress cookie plugins are an important component of any WordPress project because they ensure cookie compliance with a country’s legal requirements. Unless you’re using only technical cookies that are necessary for your website to function, you should ask a user’s permission to collect their information via cookies when they visit your WordPress site. Discover the five best plugins to create...

SSD life span

SSD life span: How long does a solid-state drive last?

SSD life span is an important factor in data security and efficient backup strategies. Are electronic flash memories as reliable as classic hard drives with magnetic storage? When does their service life end, and are there any indications of an imminent failure? What should you do in the event of an emergency? Is data recovery possible, and is it even worth it?

Comparison of the best antivirus programmes

Antivirus software: Which software is best?

Antivirus software has sadly become indispensable as new types of threats against your system emerge regularly. Viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and many other types of malware threaten to infect your system and could cause significant damage. To counteract these threats, software makers try to fight off malware attacks with intelligent antivirus programs. Find out which rank top in our antivirus...

What is metadata?

What is metadata?

Metadata is generated by many applications in the digital world. If this data is collected and analysed en masse, it poses a serious risk to privacy. But metadata doesn’t have to be dangerous. The term is broad and encompasses a lot of useful techniques. In this article we’ll explore the meaning of metadata with some examples.

Ping of death

Ping of death

The ping of death was a cause for alarm in the early days of the Internet: A malicious hacker could cause a remote system to crash with a simple ping command. Keep reading to find out how the attack works on a technical level and why you don’t have to worry about it today.

Ping flood

Ping flood

The ping flood is a type of denial-of-service attack that can affect commercial providers and home users alike. This attack relies on the ICMP protocol and the ping command. In order to unleash a particularly powerful flood, attackers often use a network of bots. Learn how the ping flood works and how you can protect yourself from one.

Outlook spam filter

Outlook spam filter: setting and customising the junk filter

The Outlook spam filter automatically moves unwanted and potentially fraudulent emails to the junk folder. Even junk mail that doesn’t meet the typical spam criteria can be kept out of your Outlook inbox with the right settings. In case of errors, the Outlook junk filter can be easily adjusted manually.

Gain users’ confidence with a privacy policy

Getting a privacy policy for your website

An important part of a website that many operators underestimate is the privacy policy. This notifies site visitors of the information they are disclosing about themselves and what their data will be used for. But what kind of information should this declaration contain, what has changed since the EU General Data Protection Regulation law came in to action?

RAID 10

RAID 10: Mirroring and striping combined

RAIDs are a good solution for improving the performance of hard drives. The individual standardised levels provide different approaches to boost reliability or the throughput rate of system networks. RAID 10 relies on complete data redundancy. Data is stored in a distributed manner and can be read quickly. Find out what’s behind the RAID level!

RAID 6

RAID 6: Storage technology to minimise data loss

Combining hard drives to form a RAID is an attractive solution to optimise the performance and security of individual drives. One such approach that’s been hailed for its high safety factor is the RAID 6 technology. As an extension to the popular RAID 5 level, this network protects from data loss when two hard drives fail – all without having to duplicate your data manually.


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