According to a new report on DDoS attacks by Verisign, the complexity, quantity, and size of DDoS attacks are on the rise.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation on data protection and privacy for everyone in the EU and goes into action this May 25th. This is the biggest shake-up in data protection in decades. This regulation will affect any company that handles personal data of EU citizens.
Happy World Password Day! The HostDime Abuse & Security team has compiled a few recommendations to share with you to help you improve your password security and keep you and your company’s data secure.
Corero released a study this week polling 300 security professionals which showed that DDoS attacks can cost their organization up to $50,000 per attack, but that’s not the worst part.
Content management system Drupal just released a statement confirming a “highly critical” vulnerability found in versions 6, 7 and 8. According to an analysis by Sitelock, only 18% of Drupal websites are on the latest update, so there’s over one million vulnerable sites in need of the new security patch.
Yesterday, Github was hit by the largest DDoS attack in history. This volumetric DDoS attack was unique in achieving its massive amount of power by relying on UDP-based memcached traffic.
The HostDime team often gets requests asking if our infrastructure is PCI compliant, and therefore whether our clients can configure their servers to be PCI compliant. The answer to both inquiries is YES!
Security researchers this week found two critical vulnerabilities, “Meltdown” and “Spectre”, that impact nearly all operating systems industry-wide. This is one of the most broadly reaching vulnerabilities we’ve ever seen.
Imagine waking up one day to find someone has stolen your business’ primary domain name. Here are 6 ways in which you can ensure that your business website is protected.
KernelCare, the service that allows you to run your Linux servers for YEARS without a single reboot, is now included on our managed dedicated servers.
As a premier global data center and infrastructure provider, HostDime.com, Inc. holds client security and privacy above all else. We further advanced this commitment by completing our SOC 2 Type II certification.
Earlier this year, CentOS Linux 5 reached End of Life. This means there is no more security updates for version 5, and both the CentOS and HostDime teams do not recommend using 5 for any purpose.