Oct 15th Security Advisory: Stored XSS in Akismet WordPress Plugin [sucuri.net]

Written by Marc-Alexandre Montpas on October 14, 2015 of Sucuri.net   Brief Summary A recent vulnerability affecting Wordpress website users using Akismet version 3.1.4 and lower have been identified by Sucuri.net. The vulnerability is about Wordpress “Convert emoticons like and to graphics on display“, said Sucuri.net on their official ... Read More »

Jun 3rd WHMCS Security Advisory Announcement

WHMCS has released new updates for all supported versions of WHMCS. These updates include changes that address security concerns within the WHMCS product.WHMCS has rated these updates as having a Trivial to Important security impact. Information on security ratings can be found at http://docs.whmcs.com/Security_LevelsYou can find out more ... Read More »

Jan 29th GHOST Vulnerability ( CVE-2015-0235 )

GHOST Vulnerability ( CVE-2015-0235 ) On 27 January 2015, a vulnerability in all versions of the GNU C library (glibc) was announced by Qualys. The issue was a buffer overflow during DNS hostname resolution. Disclosure of this issue was coordinated with the various operating system vendors and patches were made available by RedHat soon after ... Read More »

Jan 27th PhoenixNAP - RESCHEDULED [Repairing PDB B105] Priority 4 (808)

DATE:  01/27/2015   START TIME:  2:00 a.m. MST (GMT -7)   END TIME:  5:00 p.m. MST (GMT -7)   LENGTH OF MAINTENANCE WINDOW: 3 hours   REASON FOR MAINTENANCE:  a.    Repairing manufacturer defect to prevent an unplanned outage   MAINTENANCE DETAILS: Prevent inner windings of transformer core from rubbing on ... Read More »

Nov 26th Thank God Its Black Friday! - The Jolly Works Hosting's 2014 Black Friday Sale

Don’t Miss Out On The Savings!Get 50% LIFETIME off All Shared, Reseller, VPS and VPS Reseller Hosting Plans! USE COUPON CODE: TGIBF Black Friday is just around the corner! This is the best time of year to launch a new website... or even be creative this holiday season and give your loved ones the gift of web hosting! Take ... Read More »

Sep 30th Domain Privacy Protection becoming a paid add-on service

For your immediate information: Driven by ICANN and Privacy Protection service providers, please be aware that beginning Monday, 6th October 2014 at 1200 hours (midday BST / 1100 UTC), Domain Privacy Protection (WHOIS protection) will become a paid add-on service moving forward. After careful deliberation from continued involvement in the ICANN ... Read More »

Nov 29th Black Friday 2013 Special

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Nov 5th Malware Alert: Cryptolocker

Jolly Works Hosting is aware of a malware program named Cryptolocker. This malware is being spread globally via e-mail in a form of attachment and once launched, it encrypts files on a PC and requires the user to pay a fee or the files will be deleted.Part of our commitment in protecting you as our clients, and also our brand, please be ... Read More »

May 25th Global Wordpress Attack: How To Avoid The Coming Botnet

It was weeks ago since the highly-distributed global attack on WordPress installations across virtually every web host in existence started. Today, it is very unfortunate that these attacks remain and still on-going. This attack is well organized and again very, very distributed; According to Krebson Security a Texas based web hosting ... Read More »

Sep 15th CAUSE OF DOWNTIME -- September 15th 2011

STATUS: RESOLVED We would like to inform everyone that The PhoenixNAP Network Services Team have performed a network maintenance to replace a device in the core network. The data center Engineers took all the necessary steps to reduce the impact but this was the reason why Customers today have experienced intermittent connectivity issues for the ... Read More »