This morning I opened my Gmail app on my Android phone only to have it unexpectedly intercepted by Avast as being infected with malware. Strange, I thought. Gmail has always caught malware while still on the Google server.  Still, it …

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HostGator: A friend after all? As I wrote yesterday, HostGator locked me out of my brand-new account because of “suspicious” activity.  I called back to push them further on it.  Do I really need to email them my personal data—scanned copies …

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To proceed with this transaction, we require additional pieces from you. After spending quite a bit of time exploring an alternative web host, I chose HostGator.  The reviews were kind, the price was reasonable, and they were having a sale. …

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