Joomla Issues Patch for Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
Joomla has patched a zero-day vulnerability affecting all versions from 1.5 to 3.4.5 and is urging site administrators to update to version 3.4.6 immediately. ...read more
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Data Breach Recently Suffered by WP Engine

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
WP Engine, a large WordPress hosting provider, recently suffered a major data breach. The company is headquartered in Austin, TX and specialized in “zero compromise” hosting solutions for WordPress users. Currently, nobody has taken responsibility for the breach, which happened on December 9th, 2015. The company has released a statement to apologize to customers and has promised to investigate the incident. Along with the company's investiga
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Cloud Provider Faction Secures $6 Million Funding Round

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
Cloud infrastructure provider Faction has capped a year of growth by securing $6 million in debt and equity capital this month to continue to grow its product portfolio and meet the demands of its expanding customer base. ...read more
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DDoS Attack Causes Moonfruit to Take Sites Offline

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
A recent DDoS attack has caused DIY website builder Moonfruit to take client website offline. This happened four days after they were hit by the attack and the sites were offline for up to 12 hours. Moonfruit, a UK-based company, took sites down at 10:00 GMT on Monday and the latest update says they are still working on resolving the issue. Matt Casey, Director of Moonfruit, believe the party responsible for the attack is called the Armada Collec
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ElasticHosts launches elastic containers – could cut some running costs by 50%

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
The new Linux containers are designed to make management easier for resellers, service providers, web developers and web hosting companies. ...read more
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eSecureData Acquired by Canadian Web Hosting

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
Canadian Web Hosting recently announced the acquisition of eSecureData. Terms were not disclosed. Canadian Web Hosting is a company providing on-demand hosting solutions including shared, VPS, cloud and dedicated hosting options. The acquisition is expected to allow the company to provide increased hosting offerings with a larger emphasis on business and corporate clients. eSecureData, a Vancouver-based company, has a long standing as a provider
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DIY Website Builder Moonfruit Takes Customer Sites Offline After DDoS Attack

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
DIY website building platform Moonfruit took customer websites offline on Monday to make infrastructure changes, four days after the company had been hit by a DDoS attack. ...read more
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Endurance International, New Owner of Constant Contact, Launches Automated Site- And App ...

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
Called Impress.ly, the new mobile-focused and cloud-based offering boosts the web hosting firm's portfolio of marketing services for small businesses. ...read more
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Canadian Web Hosting Acquires eSecureData

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
Canadian Web Hosting announced on Monday it has acquired Canadian data center and hosting provider eSecureData. Financial terms were not disclosed. ...read more
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Cloudyn Raises $11M to Expand Private Cloud Monitoring Chops

December 15, 2015 | Web Hosting News
For every dollar large enterprises spend on public cloud services, they will spend $11 on private cloud, Cloudyn CEO Sharon Wagner, said. ...read more
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