Why Paid Hosting is Superior to Free Hosting

Posted at June 13, 2014 at 7:32 pm by admin

If you’re thinking about starting a website, you’ll need to decide what type of hosting service you need.  There are many different options to choose from, each with advantages and disadvantages.  To narrow it down for the purposes of this article, however, the two main categories are free hosting and paid hosting.  As the name implies, free hosting doesn’t charge you, the customer, for their services.  Paid hosting, on the other hand, require you to pay a set amount each month. At first glance you might be thinking that free Read More

OpenSSL Security Bug

Posted at April 8, 2014 at 7:20 pm by admin

OpenSSL exploit and vulnerability has recently been discovered.  It is highly recommended that servers running the vulnerable version of OpenSSL (1.0.1 and 1.0.2beta) are upgraded immediately.

 https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140407.txt 
OpenSSL Security Advisory [07 Apr 2014] ======================================== TLS heartbeat read overrun (CVE-2014-0160) ========================================== A missing bounds check in the handling of the TLS heartbeat extension can be used to reveal up to 64k of memory to a connected client or server. Only 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta releases of OpenSSL are affected including 1.0.1f and 1.0.2-beta1. Thanks for Neel Mehta of Google Security for Read More

Introduction to SSL / Secure Certificate

Posted at March 19, 2014 at 9:22 pm by admin

lock greenIntroduction to SSL / Secure Certificate SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer, and is a set of cryptographic protocols commonly used for  encrypting the data being sent between a server and a user visiting a website.  While most websites don’t require this advanced security, it is essential for others.  The following introduction to SLL and Secure Certificates will help determine whether or not you require this type of security, and show how you can obtain it. What is Required In Read More

Cloud Computing: Predictions for 2014

Posted at February 11, 2014 at 8:21 pm by admin

Future of cloud computingIn the previous year, the cloud industry hit a major milestone. As clearly indicated by the substantial surge in users and slew of cloud service providers and vendors now available, cloud computing went from being a buzzword to a highly feasible infrastructure widely implemented by large enterprises and small business alike. 2013 also revealed how susceptible cloud users are in terms of security. This year, the cloud industry is definitely going to aim to change Read More

Interserver Ranks on Entrepreneur.com’s Top 100 .Net Sites

Posted at February 10, 2014 at 8:25 pm by admin

nettop1 nettop2Entrepreneur.com, the website of the very popular Entrepreneur Magazine, has recently teamed up with .net (powered by Verisign) to create a list of the top 100 domains with the .net extension.  We are proud to announce that Interserver.net was ranked #76 out of the millions of .net sites.  The list was made up of all different categories of .net domains including huge gaming sites like battle.net, government run sites like korea.net Read More