Netcraft releases anti-phishing extension for Microsoft Edge

The Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension is now available for Microsoft Edge. Netcraft anti-phishing extension on Microsoft Edge. The Netcraft Anti-Phishing Extension provides phishing and XSS protection as well as informing you about the websites you visit. It was first made available for Internet Explorer in December 2004, followed by Firefox in 2005, Chrome in 2012 and Opera in 2013. Microsoft Edge is now supported with the arrival of the extension in…

July 16, 2019
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Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in June 2019

GoDaddy had the most reliable hosting company site in June 2019; it responded to all of Netcraft’s requests with an average connection time of just 4ms. GoDaddy provides a wide range of hosting and domain registration services, including its widely used website builder software, which provides customers with a simple way to create a web presence. The next seven most reliable sites also responded to all of our requests, and…

July 1, 2019
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June 2019 Web Server Survey

In the June 2019 survey we received responses from 1,333,421,275 sites across 236,991,999 unique domain names and 8,840,331 web-facing computers. This reflects gains of 6.76 million sites, 1.98 million domains, and 113,000 computers. nginx has further extended its lead in the hostnames metric, with 52.2 million additional sites pushing its total up to 440 million. Since overtaking Apache in April, nginx has already built up a 4.89 percentage point lead…

June 17, 2019
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Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in May 2019

Webair had the most reliable hosting company site in May 2019, responding to all of Netcraft’s requests, and with an average connection time of 78ms. Webair provides a range of services including managed hosting solutions and high performance cloud environments. The next three most reliable hosting company sites also responded to all of Netcraft’s requests in May 2019 and were separated by average connection time. Swishmail, Pair Networks and One.com…

June 4, 2019
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CLEOR : la bijouterie en ligne victime d’un skimmer numérique

Read this article in English La bijouterie en ligne française CLEOR, active dans 136 bijouteries, a été infectée d’un skimmer JavaScript. Le code malveillant injecté est conçu pour envoyer les données bancaires aux criminels sur le formulaire de paiement en ligne légitime de Cleor. Skimmers sur les boutiques en ligne Cette attaque compte de nombreuses caractéristiques liées aux attaques de skimmer de Magecart. Semblable aux skimmers de cartes physiques, les…

May 22, 2019
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Fake news is bigger than PayPal

Presently, the most impersonated UK institution is not a bank nor a Government department, but the Daily Mirror, which is used to promote cryptocurrency scams. The scale of these cryptocurrency scams is substantial, such that there are currently more fake Daily Mirror front pages than PayPal phishing login forms. An example is an article on how Richard Branson would bring “Financial Freedom for ALL UK Residents”. Fraudsters impersonate news websites…

May 22, 2019
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French jewellery chain Cleor falls victim to skimming attack

Netcraft recently discovered that French jewellery retailer Cleor—which operates 136 boutiques across France—was infected with a malicious JavaScript skimmer. The injected code sent the fraudster a copy of the credit card details entered by unsuspecting Cleor customers during the legitimate checkout process. Shopping Site Skimmers This attack has many of the hallmarks of JavaScript skimming attacks associated with Magecart. Similar to physical card skimmers, credit card credentials are invisibly stolen…

May 14, 2019
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May 2019 Web Server Survey

In the May 2019 survey we received responses from 1,326,664,693 sites across 235,011,143 unique domain names and 8,726,985 web-facing computers. Although this reflects a gain of 1.12 million domains and 113,000 computers, there has been a loss of 119 million sites. This month’s relatively large drop in sites (-8.2%) includes a 10.3 million reduction in the number of websites that are served by nginx, just a month after it became…

May 10, 2019
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Most Reliable Hosting Company Sites in April 2019

The most reliable hosting company site in April 2019 belonged to Choopa.com – it responded to all of Netcraft’s requests and had the fastest average connection time of 4.597ms. Choopa.com provides cloud hosting, dedicated servers, colocation and managed services from its primary data centre in Piscataway, New Jersey, and also has facilities in Los Angeles, Amsterdam and Tokyo. ViaWest.com, in second place, also responded to each of Netcraft’s requests and…

May 2, 2019
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April 2019 Web Server Survey

In the April 2019 survey we received responses from 1,445,266,139 sites across 233,886,577 unique domain names and 8,613,630 web-facing computers. This reflects a loss of 16.8 million sites, but a gain of 1.72 million domains and 87,000 computers. Most websites now use nginx! Despite the overall loss of sites this month, nginx gained 22.3 million websites and 2.03 million additional active sites. nginx also gained the largest number of web-facing…

April 22, 2019
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