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Saving Private WHOIS

If you’re like one of us, you value your privacy. If you’re an E-Entrepreneur, you Seriously value your domain name. Both these invaluable commodities are now on threat – ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is considering altering rules around Privacy/Proxy services such that anyone can get access to your personal information […]

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Boost your SEO rank – Why SSL Certificates are more important than ever before!

Good guy Google strikes again! The search engine giant is committed towards securing the internet and has launched multiple initiatives to achieve this. The “Good to know” campaign in India, a series of online workshops across consumer and industry groups, and the dedicated Safety Centre are some such examples. In keeping with the underlying theme […]

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No HeartBleed at BigRock

A groovy name but a threatening personality, such is the nature of a brand new bug found in OpenSSL, the open-source software package broadly used to encrypt Web communications. This bug allows attackers to steal information off your emails even if your site is SSL secured. All communication channels including email, Instant messangers (IM) and […]

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What is Google Hummingbird and how it affects you?

Google just turned 15 and gave us a brand new present, the Hummingbird update. This is Google largest search algorithm update since 2001 and is intended to make search more natural and fast! The biggest change in search Algorithm since 2001, Hummingbird is meant to make Google search better, but what does this mean for […]

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BigRock Exclusive – Interview with Alex Berry, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services at Neustar

  In the wake of the .BIZ campaign launched by us last week, we caught up with Alex Berry, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services at Neustar, and asked him a few questions about BigRock’s new .BIZ campaign and the initiatives being taken by Neustar to promote .BIZ in emerging markets.   1. What brings […]

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BigRock brings .BIZ to your TV screens!

“.BIZ” – For when you are proud of your Business! BigRock is proud of what we stand for and we’ve partnered up with Neustar to help and encourage all you small businesses to create and expand your online presence. We interviewed Mr. Ivor Sequeira, Senior Director of Global Channel Management, Marketing, & Business Development at NeuStar […]

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Update on executable file uploads to Windows server

We would like to inform all BigRock customers that we will be restricting uploads of executable files with certain extensions across all our Windows servers. This step is taken as an additional measure to tighten security over FTP and avoid any malicious executable files damaging other Hosting packages hosted on a server. Henceforth, you will no […]

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Attack on WordPress Sites, Globally

There is an on-going, highly distributed, worldwide attack on WordPress installations to crack open admin accounts and inject various malicious scripts. This attack is known to be using forged or spoofed IP addresses. There are early indications that hackers are installing malicious scripts on servers hosting WordPress sites that have been compromised in the attack […]

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HTML5 – The Next Big Thing?

“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” — The Joker (but that doesn’t mean you should keep it to yourself!) The internet is growing at an extremely rapid speed, but the HTML standards have taken their own sweet time in adapting to change. The previous version HTML 4.01, came out in 1999 – really long […]

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WordPress 3.5 launches with new UI, Retina support

For someone who has been working with WordPress ever since the 2.x days, each new release is preempted with great anticipation & excitement.  Whilst WP 3.5 was rigorously being tested we eagerly awaited the launch date announcement. Yes, we were that impatient to wait for the stable version to be out in the market. And […]

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