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Weebly Breach Affects Over 43 Million Users

Hackers have managed to steal information associated with more than 43 million accounts belonging to customers of Weebly, a San Francisco-based web hosting service that provides a drag-and-drop website builder. According to LeakedSource, the attackers stole 43,430,316 accounts after breaching the company’s systems in February. The compromised information includes usernames, email addresses, IPs and password hashes. Weebly has been in touch with LeakedSource and confirmed that the exposed information is genuine. The company has notified affected users and reset their passwords. On its website, Weebly claims to have more than 40 million users, which indicates that the breach has affected a large majority, if not all, of its customers. Sponsored by: LibertyTrust.com Weebly is still trying to determine the cause of the breach, but the company says it has already started improving network security. In addition to resetting passwords, it has introduced a new feature that allows users to moni…

New gTLDs Domain Extensions

Interesting article to read posted at TechCrunch regarding the new gTLDs availability to register a domain name using different extensions 1000+ of them from .GURU .NINJA .anything you can think. In my humble opinion. I think the new gTLDs are good for personal blog and website. But I will not recommend this for a business use as your primary site for online e-commerce. Why will you build your online business using anything.extensions to give free advertising to the owner of .com domain? Where you work hard to establish your online brand, spending time and money to spread the words to all the people you knew about your business. Related: New TLDs domain names has no impact to our business. People knows .com is a trusted website to conduct business, plain and simple to do business online. This is also the reason I rebrand from KING.NET to QUE.COM, yes it's not an easy task and not cheap too. This is why I always recommend to my clients, do it right the first time get your business a…