All Ecological Hosting web hosting servers have been updated to disallow SSLv3 to help mitigate the SSLv3/POODLE...
The US data centre have informed us that one of their upstream bandwidth suppliers, Time Warner, will...
A very serious flaw in a critical piece of software that runs on almost all Linux operating systems has...
All Ecological Hosting web hosting servers have been updated to disallow SSLv3 to help mitigate the SSLv3/POODLE vulnerability. US-CERT Report: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA14-290A “The POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) attack demonstrates this vulnerability using web browsers and web servers, which … Continue reading
The US data centre have informed us that one of their upstream bandwidth suppliers, Time Warner, will be performing scheduled maintenance on the 8th October 2014 between 8am and 1pm BST. The Time Warner Cable Engineering department will perform network … Continue reading
A very serious flaw in a critical piece of software that runs on almost all Linux operating systems has been found. BBC news story: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29361794 Dubbed ‘Shellshock’ the flaw allows attackers to potentially take control of a vulnerable system and … Continue reading
Nice write up of the long drawn out war against spammers and protecting email services from abuse: https://moderncrypto.org/mail-archive/messaging/2014/000780.html Written by Mike Hearn, a very smart/savvy ex-Googler Found via tweet by Matt Cutts: http://twitter.com/mattcutts/status/508108603253743616 As mentioned in the above article, a … Continue reading
We are sorry to have to report that on the 24th August there was a significant security event on our UK based shared hosting systems. As at the time of writing I have already personally spent over 20 hours straight … Continue reading
Notice: Office Closed 26th July to 3rd August Please be aware we will be closed 26th July 2014 to 3rd August 2014. As such, please do not plan any major changes during this week, or changes that require technical input … Continue reading
As from today we only have two telephone numbers: +44 (0)1773 747722 Office +44 (0)7931 381818 Out of hours emergency only support Please see our contact page for further information regarding use of these two telephone numbers. If you have … Continue reading
There has been a lot of coverage concerning the following vulnerability: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA14-098A We are pleased to be able to report that none of our systems are affected because we are currently running OpenSSL version 0.9.8 across the board. During the … Continue reading
Sucuri (a web monitoring and malware clean up service) have posted an excellent article about WordPress plugins and their security implications: http://blog.sucuri.net/2014/03/unmasking-free-premium-wordpress-plugins.html If you don’t realise the security threat to your website, other sites in your FTP area and potentially … Continue reading
Google have informed us that they are discontinuing the classic Admin console on 3rd February 2014. On that date, administrators who previously opted to use the classic Admin console will automatically be switched to the new Admin console, and the … Continue reading
On the 2nd January 2014, Tucows, the registrar we use to register top level domains (.com .net .org and many others) introduced a completely new pricing structure and also started charging for their whois privacy service; prior to this date … Continue reading
New regulations and procedures as per ICANN’s 2013 Registrar Accreditation Agreement are now live. The following information affects all gTLD domains (i.e. .com .org .net etc). Please also refer to the following page for further links and information: Tucows Terms … Continue reading
Please click here if you wish to skip the document updates section and jump to the start of the article. Updates: News article first published: 23 May 2013 19:02 26 June 2013: Server automated defences improved with a system that … Continue reading
On Tuesday 8th October 2013, the .dk domain registry changed the way .dk names are registered and managed. It is no longer possible for us to explicitly renew .dk domains. Instead we have to set them to “auto renew” or … Continue reading
WordPress 3.6.1 has been released. This is a critical security update that resolves several security vulnerabilities, including one that could result in remote code execution on your site. If your website is running WordPress, in order to help keep your … Continue reading
The following Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) registry cost increases are effective from 1st September 2013: Afilias, the registry operator for the .info domain extension has announced a price increase of $0.74/year Neustar, the registry operator for the .biz domain … Continue reading
The UK data centre we use have informed us of planned maintenance occurring overnight starting at 10pm on 5th September 2013. If you are an existing customer, please review the information below and if you have any questions, please do … Continue reading