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Zoho US Datacenter Updates

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December 8, 2016

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Zoho US Datacenter Updates

Zoho announced yesterday that they will be updating all of their US-based datacenters from December 17th thru the 23rd. These upgrades will provide greater bandwidth, upgraded WAN links, and powerful storage servers. There should be minimal downtime, if any, but if you experience any issues please follow them on Twitter. […]

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What We’re Doing about Shellshock

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September 25, 2014

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Update: A fix for CVE-2014-7169 was released on 09/25/2014 at 8PM CDT and we proactively pushed this update to our servers to address the outstanding Bash vulnerabilities. Yesterday, a critical security vulnerability was discovered in Bash on CentOS 5 and 6. Because of “a flaw in the way Bash evaluates […]

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GoDaddy Network Outages

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September 12, 2012

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GoDaddy Network Outages

On Monday, September 10th, millions of websites were down for several hours due to network issues at domain registrar and hosting giant GoDaddy. It is suspected that hackers were to blame, and that this was a possible denial-of-service attack (DDoS).

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How to Protect Yourself from the BEAST Attack

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January 30, 2012

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Picture this: You open your web browser, login to your bank account… and an eavesdropper hijacks your web browser, sees everything in your account, makes fraudulent transactions, and even changes the password. It sounds pretty scary right? There are ways to defend against this attack, and I’ll give you a quick […]

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E-Commerce Security is More Important than Ever

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October 7, 2011

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E-Commerce Security is More Important than Ever

E-commerce sites are getting more popular all the time – for consumers of course, but also for hackers. In light of recent attacks on WordPress and InMotion users, it’s clear that cybercrime is on the rise. If you are an e-commerce website owner, you have a greater responsibility than other […]

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Is Your Web Host Secure? InMotion Hacker Attacks a Half Million Sites

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September 29, 2011

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Is Your Web Host Secure? InMotion Hacker Attacks a Half Million Sites

Another week, another successful hacking attempt. This time, the victim was Web hosting provider InMotion, which was hacked 1:00am PST on Sunday morning by a Bangledeshi hacker called [email protected] The hacker replaced index files in all public html directories with his own branded index.php, defacing the home pages of more […]

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Upgrade WordPress and Plugins for Better Security

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August 9, 2011

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For business owners and bloggers who depend on WordPress to power their sites, the temptation to overlook upgrades may be easy to fall into. After all, WordPress is the choice publishing platform of countless content producers on the Web; according to BuiltWith, it is currently the most popular content management […]

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WordPress 3.2 is released

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July 14, 2011

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WordPress 3.2 is released

WordPress 3.2 “Gershwin” was released last week, and I must say I am loving the new look! As far back as  I can remember, every WordPress update has kept the same functional appearance. But with 3.2 it has been completely upgraded to a cleaner look, where bulky boxes and rounded […]

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The Importance of Website Security and PCI Scans

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May 10, 2011

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Did you know that merchants are required to scan their ecommerce websites quarterly for PCI Compliance? This is a regulation put in place by the Payment Card Industry to ensure that cardholder data is safe and secure. Many companies overlook this aspect of their ecommerce website, until it is too late.

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Watch out! The Clampi Trojan is on the loose.

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September 20, 2009

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Watch out! The Clampi Trojan is on the loose.

A powerful Clampi Trojan is infecting millions of computers around the world, with one goal: to steal your personal data. So, what is it and what can you do?

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