InterServer’s InterShield system is able to stop many attacks and updates daily based on new data including new possible malware, known exploits and other Common Vulnerabilities. However, sometimes even with all these a new type of malware comes up.
In a recent case a site was redirecting to a pharmacy website but only when coming from a google search engine result. The site initially passed all scans of known vulnerabilities, the url did not exist in the code or database and it was reproducible. In this cases advanced debugging is needed. Read More
The month of February brought yet another scare to the hosting world. A WordPress vulnerability was exposed which allowed hackers to initiate what is known as a denial of service (DoS) attack on ones website. Ultimately, under a DoS attack, your website becomes unreachable by anyone including you. The technical understanding of performing the DoS attack is rather simple.The flaw begins under the well-known “/wp-admin” directory. Every WordPress site is assigned this path as an administrative source. It was discovered that while loading this path there exists a script which fetches a number of JS/CSS files. Read More
You may have heard of terms like Meltdown and Spectre in recent tech news. Both exhibit a hardware vulnerability exposed by a small team in Austria. Through software, both are able to access private data on a server, but how is this possible? The vulnerability begins at the most inner core of a computer, the Central Processing Unit (CPU). By observing micro processes and transactions, these programs were able to access other parts of the computer that may not be relevant to the actual programs running. Read More
In recent news, you may have noticed the subject popularity on Bitcoin. The following questions may come up,
We will help you get a clear picture of the internet currency without getting into the nitty gritty details that may confuse most people.
Firstly, Bitcoin is an internet currency or better known as, a cryptocurrency. It offers a way to make transactions without the common use of the U.S Read More
Magento 2 is a complex and highly configurable eCommerce platform. It supports endless level of customization. It lets you create a website with almost any functionality you can think of.
The price you pay for such a flexible eCommerce solution is performance. Magento 2 (M2) might be quite slow. I am sure you have seen people on the web searching for ways to speed it up.
I am going to share with you my 5 easy steps to fix a slow M2 site. You don’t need to have programming skills to implement them. Read More
BlogVault is a backup & security service that allows for daily and real-time automatic backups. It also provides malware scanning and one-click malware removal. BlogVault continues to deliver for customers with their extended features which offer Dedicated staging, Auto Restore, Test Restore and Migration; four very critical features that perform efficiently and heroically. To seal the deal, BlogVault designed Migrate Guru, a host-agnostic WordPress migration plugin! Here’s how it works.
InterServer recognizes BlogVaults’ extremely valuable usage in the WebHosting industry. Read More
Our Standard Shared Hosting plan, while it offers endless features to service a website, might be insufficient in effort to expanding your successful and growing business. Fortunately, InterServer offers a perfect upgrade system for your expansion. First, lets answer a few common questions:
How do I know when I should upgrade?
If any of the following topics may relate to your circumstances, then it may be time to upgrade!
Shared hosting is a very common subscription and requires high maintenance. InterServers main goal is to offer shared web-hosting that is reliable, secure, and powerful! Through LiteSpeed, we are able to offer just that.
What is LiteSpeed?
LiteSpeed is a software application that runs on a web server. Its purpose is to improve performance by conserving resources without sacrificing performance, security, compatibility, or convenience.
A graph example from litespeedtech.com Read More
Posted by Stacey Talieres
As a longtime fan of WordPress, working on my former employer’s website pained me. I compared the organization’s online presence to a kindergartener’s craft project—held together with macaroni noodles and paste.
The website looked fairly modern to visitors, but the backend was a disaster. The theme had been customized beyond recognition, meaning updates would require days of rebuilding that we couldn’t afford. Our performance and security continually suffered, and I spent tons of time beating back the malware, pharmaceutical ads, and SQL injections.
The person who originally created the website was a fantastic graphic designer but knew very little about running a website. Read More