My hosting account was hacked into – What do I do?

With more and more websites being built with 3rd party software (WordPress accounts for approx. 25% of all websites on the internet), it is more common than ever for websites to be hacked into. There are a number of reasons why an attacker might want to hack into a website. Once a website is hacked […]

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Adding a self-signed certificate to your hosting account

If you require a self-signed SSL certificate for your domain, you can add one via your cPanel control panel. A self-signed cert will be useful if you are trying to verify your domain with a service like office365, which requires an encrypted connection. A self-signed cert is not suitable if you with to have ‘https://’ […]

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Setting up 2 Factor Authentication (2FA) on your account

At LetsHost, we take the security and protection of our customer’s data extremely seriously.  We are constantly reviewing our systems to ensure optimal security for all clients’ information stored on our servers. Passwords are becoming increasingly easy to compromise – users sometimes have the same password for everything they do online, or use a simple, […]

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Enabling SSL on your website

In order to use an SSL certificate on your website, you will need to update the websites address to use ‘https://’.  Exactly how to do this depends on how your website was built. Instructions for the most popular content management systems are as follows, as well as instructions on how to do this via your […]

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Single Sign-On – Connecting your cPanel with your Client Area

The Single Sign-On feature in cPanel allows you to access your LetsHost billing area without needing to re-enter your email address and password. In addition, you can also go from your billing account directly to cPanel without re-entering these login details. The cPanel options look like this:   We understand there might be situations when you […]

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iPhone SSL Warning – Security Cert Not Trusted

Some users can experience an issue with their iPhone suddenly complaining about the SSL security cert for their email service, that is it not trusted. To resolve this issue, please see the following steps: In the Settings app, navigate to Mail, Contacts, Calendars Tap the account name to view the account On the main screen […]

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How to install an SSL cert for your domain via cPanel

Please see the following steps on how to install an SSL cert for your domain: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Services > My Services You will see your products/services listed out here. Click on Active beside your hosting package On the menu on the left, click on Login to cPanel […]

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Do you offer SSL Certificates and are there different types?

We offer SSL Certificates at very competitive rates. We can also take care of installing this cert for you. With major browsers like Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome already displaying an ‘insecure’ message on websites which are not set up with an SSL cert, it has never been more important to get an SSL cert […]

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How to scan an account for malware

If your website if not kept up-to-date with new updates and security releases, security vulnerabilities can develop in the website code and an attacker can gain unauthorised access to your hosting account. With this access, malicious content can be uploaded to the account (usually) to display a phishing page or to send out spam mail. […]

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