Tag: hosting

  • Sales vs Tech – When the website is down

    The joys of working between sales and technology depicted in a fast-pacing satirical video, which if you have ever been on the phone with any tech support will certainly see how true this is…

  • WordPress is hacked: All Upgrade to 2.1.2

    WordPress, the software powering thousands of weblogs on the web, has recently seen it’s download files modified by an unknown “cracker” who changed the code to include code enabling those in the know to gain access to the websites running such software. Only version 2.1.1 was affected. WordPress › Blog » WordPress 2.1.1 dangerous, Upgrade…

  • Web Host Company hacks into their own client’s accounts

    This has to be the most disgusting marketing strategy since the dawn of forehead tattoos: Dedicated Hosting Companies » Blog Archive » Hacked by my host! Be Careful! Who’s watching the watchers?

  • Fixing open DNS servers

    Ok, there seems to be a *lot* of posts and threads about this issue and I think a simple page is appropriate. Lets start with the problem. Check the report for your domain here: http://www.dnsreport.com/tools/dnsreport.ch?domain=YOUR_DOMAIN_HERE.COM An open DNS server is one that replies to a query about a domain it is not responsible for, to…

  • modsec.sh updated

    I’ve updated the modsec.sh script to include some new rules from gotroot.com. Check out its new permanent page at https://www.skyhorse.org/web-server-administration/auto-update-modsecurity-rules-modsecsh/