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Haunting Your Server: The Newly Discovered “Ghost” Vulnerability

Software security researchers have recently identified a bug in the Linux GNU C Library (shorthand: glibc) that provides hackers with the ability to take remote control of an entire system without having any prior knowledge of the system’s credentials. Qualys, a security firm out of California, identified GHOST and disclosed their discovery Tuesday. This security … Continue reading

HostNine’s Leashing of Poodle

On October 14th, Google announced┬átheir engineers discovered a flaw in the design of SSL v3, and this vulnerability has been named “POODLE”. Whenever there is an announcement about security vulnerabilities that may affect our customers, we try and make sure that we can you the information so you can understand how these issues may affect … Continue reading

Multiple H9 Servers Instability/Outages due to WordPress attacks

Currently, multiple servers are undergoing heavy WordPress brute force attacks which are causing instability for some servers and a heavy load on those servers services, leading to outages and downtime. Our Tech team is continuing to work on filtering and shielding these servers from these attacks, and due to the nature of the issue we … Continue reading

Dallas Network Maintenance Dec 16th 21:00 – 21:30 EST

On Monday, Dec 16th 21:00 – 21:30 EST we will be continuing maintenance on our network equipment at Dallas facility. This will include switching from our copper links to much faster and more stable fiber based links. The end result will be better scalable bandwidth and much better DDoS attack resilience. These operations are expected … Continue reading