Sector news

SSL-certificates - shorter duration

Shorter duration for SSL certificates: a maximum of 1 year

  • 9 July 2020
  • Reading time: 3 min

To increase the security of HTTPS connections, SSL certificates will be for a shorter duration: from now on, they will have a maximum validity of 1 year. How does that...

Google Chrome 80 SameSite cookie

Warning: Google Chrome 80 may cause problems with online payments

  • 6 April 2020
  • Reading time: 3 min

If you have a website that allows you to receive payments online and this has sometimes failed to work properly for your users over the last few weeks, it could...

Containers - the building blocks of a cloud era

Opting for containers: do you still need (virtual) servers?

  • 11 February 2020
  • Reading time: 6 min

Have you opted for dedicated server hardware on account of security or performance? That is possible, of course. It actually used to be the standard in the small world of...

Sack panic bug

What is SACK Panic and what does Combell do about it?

  • 18 June 2019
  • Reading time: 2 min

→ Skip to the latest update Nowadays, every new bug gets a cool name instead of a boring number, and the same goes for the recent discoveries made by Netflix...

Caution: blackmail e-mails are going around

  • 29 April 2019
  • Reading time: 3 min

If you receive an e-mail that at first sight appears to come from your own e-mail address, do not panic! It does not necessarily mean that your e-mail account has...

Survey by DNS Belgium: more attention to domain name and security

  • 15 April 2019
  • Reading time: 5 min

Insites Consulting carried out a survey on behalf of DNS Belgium into domain name extensions to gain an understanding of the domain name market. Part of the survey was to...

Be careful as Brexit could cause you to lose your .eu domain!

  • 12 February 2019
  • Reading time: 5 min

.eu domains are reserved for companies, organisations and private individuals based in the EU. With Brexit, British companies and residents lose the right to use their .eu domain. And that...

dns flag day

Will your website survive DNS Flag Day?

  • 30 January 2019
  • Reading time: 2 min

From DNS Flag Day onwards, all DNS servers will have to comply with the new EDNS standard. Otherwise, the domains they point to will become unreachable. Why this important step?...

Frauduleuze websites sneller offline

Fraudulent websites are taken offline faster

  • 14 January 2019
  • Reading time: 3 min

In collaboration with the FPS Economy, DNS Belgium will be able to take fraudulent .be websites offline more quickly. What does this measure actually do?  The success of e-commerce also...


What should you do to ensure that your web store complies with the new geo-blocking regulation?

  • 9 January 2019
  • Reading time: 3 min

In order to promote cross-border digital trade in services and goods, the EU has issued a directive prohibiting geo-blocking and geo-filtering. But what exactly does this directive mean? Geo-blocking and...

PHP 7.3 direct beschikbaar in my combell

PHP 7.3.0 has been released – get it from Combell now!

  • 17 December 2018
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Once again, Combell has proven its ability to monitor the evolution of technology and to offer new products to its customers as soon as they are available. On 6 December...

WordPress 5.0

What new features does WordPress 5.0 introduce?

  • 17 December 2018
  • Reading time: 5 min

WordPress names its various versions after jazz musicians, and version 5.0 was named Bebo, in tribute to Cuban jazz pianist Bebo Valdés. But this is definitely not the only new...