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Google have created a free open source extension for their Chrome web browser. Once installed, Password Alert will show a warning if you type your Google password into a site that isn’t a Google sign-in page. This can help protect … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
I was looking at our main email server statistics for the last 24 hours and thought I’d share a few: The server blocked 55% of all connection attempts immediately before they even got to trying to send, all thanks to … Continue reading
Update: 8th August 2013 12:15 The planned upgrade described below has now been completed. Server side everything went smoothly with absolutely no issues at all. The current PHP version is now 5.4.17. A random selection of web sites have been … Continue reading
The ability to generate strong unique passwords for each and every website you have an account with has never been more important. It’s not just basic personal information that is at risk, routine use of online banking and shopping sites … Continue reading
phpMyAdmin 3.5.2 was released on the 8th April 2013. This is a bugfix release. If you have a Dedicated Server or Linux vserver with us that has phpMyAdmin installed, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version available … Continue reading
phpMyAdmin 3.5.2 was released on the 7th July 2012. This is a bugfix release. If you have a Dedicated Server or Linux vserver with us that has phpMyAdmin installed, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version available … Continue reading
phpMyAdmin 220.127.116.11 was released on the 18th February 2012. This is a minor security release. If you have a Dedicated Server or Linux vserver with us that has phpMyAdmin installed, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version … Continue reading
phpMyAdmin 3.4.10 was released on the 15th February 2012. This is a bugfix release. If you have a Dedicated Server or Linux vserver with us that has phpMyAdmin installed, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the latest version available … Continue reading