Do it the RIGHT way

Posted by on 12 Aug 2017 in All Articles, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning | 0 comments

As some might say, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat”, or as the infamous Perl motto goes; “There’s more than one way to do it”. Almost all problems have more than one solution – some more obvious than others. To continue the theme, if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Whether you’re dealing with new technologies, or reliable and known systems, there are some core...

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BT Expedite, Fresca, Mercatus support and migration

Posted by on 30 Jul 2017 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Security, Skills and Learning, Software, Technology News | 0 comments

We can help! BT Expedite, the retail software division within the BT Group, is still used by a number of large retail stores for both their offline and online retailing. Originally marketed as BT Fresca back in the early years of the internet in ‘the year 2000’, it was sold to BT in 2008 as BT Fresca, and now is found as part of Aptos and BT Expedite. The suite often includes the Mercatus merchandising platform; and the ecommerce...

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SEO Exploit via DNS “piggybacking” found in the wild

Posted by on 13 Oct 2011 in All Articles, frag.co.uk News, Search Engine Optimisation, Security | 0 comments

A recent report out from the ISC (the ‘Internet Storm Center’, a program of the SANS Technology Institute) warns domain owners to check their DNS records. We offer a DNS Records tool on frag.co.uk/tools/ that may be some help to our customers. The report details around 50 organizations that have had new machine names added to their DNS zone information. These were then pointed to sites used to boost the search engine positions of...

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DigiNotar CA hack, and serious weaknesses in security

Posted by on 22 Sep 2011 in All Articles, Security, Technology News | 0 comments

DigiNotar, the Dutch certificate authority was recently the center of a significant hacking case. On the 19th July, the CA discovered that at least 531 rogue certificates has been issued. However, it was only in August that the attacked became public knowledge. Security firm, Fox-IT were hired to investigate the breach, and the compromise has incurred financial losses that have caused the DigiNotar to declare bankruptcy. So what happened?...

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