Enable two-factor Authentication on Wordpress

Following numerous hack attacks / brute force hack to WordPress, we recommend that you install the extension Limit login attemps....

How can I tell in my IP is blocked in your Firewall?

The Web Hosting Canada firewalls protect your account from hackers, malware, and other security threats. In some extreme cases, the...

How to Block a Domain or IP Address

This article is intended for advanced users only. Please do not block IP addresses unless you know what you are doing, otherwise you...

How to Fix Insecure Content on Your Site

HTTP is a protocol that transmits information from a web server to your browser. HTTP does not secure your data, leaving your...

How to Force the Use of SSL on Your Domain

At the end of 2014, Google announced that web sites displaying HTTPS and using valid SSL certificates will receive a boost in...

How to Protect Against Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks are attempts to steal information through emails, website links, text messages, or other forms of electronic...

How to Secure Your Website

As a web hosting account user with a shared hosting plan, it is very important that you take the the necessary precautions in order...

How to turn off/on ModSecurity firewall rules on your account

About ModSecurity Firewall RulesEach web hosting account with Web Hosting Canada is protected by specific firewall rules designed to...

My Account has been Hacked! IMPORTANT Information

An account is considered pirated (or hacked) when an unauthorized individual (or automated software, such as a virus) has...

SSL Certificates: Ordering, Installation, Errors

An SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate encrypts data transmitted between the web server and the web site visitor, effectively...

SiteSafe Protection Service

SiteSafe Protection is a new security service offered by Web Hosting Canada, allowing web hosting account owners to secure their...

Troubleshoot and Fix cPanel AutoSSL Issues

As you may already know, Web Hosting Canada offers free SSL certificates on most of the provided Canadian hosting solutions. The...

What to do after your site has been cleaned of malware

The following steps should be following after an account has been cleaned of malware in order to prevent re-infection.Please note...

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