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HostNine’s Leashing of Poodle

On October 14th, Google announced their 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

Remedying the LastPass Reseller Central Issue

LastPass is a fabulous password and login management tool that is available for free (and via a paid version with all those super nifty extra features). A lot of us HostNiners use it every day! Unfortunately, the way it deals with our Reseller Central may cause some issues with your account. When you are logged in and … 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