I am spending this week at a technology conference in sunny Orlando Florida, and just had a very interesting conversation with the CEO of a cutting-edge technology company about the basics of hosting: email. He started the conversation by complaining about how much spam he gets on his mobile device – hundreds in the past day or…Details
Our team recently did some major work for a Canadian Tire store in Edmonton. The dealer was so pleased with the work we did, he wrote in with his thoughts. Just a quick note to give you some feedback on the technology clean up and upgrade Nerds did at my store. First of all, I…Details
All through 2012, we are working hard to continuously rollout new Nerds Hosting features, and today we are proud to announce our new MySQL database service. mysql.nerdsisp.com is built on Amazon’s RDS service, which gives our clients a whole new level of reliability, speed and backup for database. Just about every new website today requires…Details
A post over on the ESET Threat Blog explores what it means – the good and the bad – of having every website you visit share information with Facebook and other social networking websites. In exchange, making it very easy to share content and engage with friends and those websites – but at what cost?Details
How often have we seen one of these: The “Send Error Report” option after a program crash?
This one after a clear case of a bug in a newly installed XP instance with a newly installed Adobe Reader X. After attempting to print, instead of the Print dialog popping up we got the standard Microsoft Windows popup:
Since February 6, our shared hosting platform was under constant attack by malicious users intent on taking down our server. In the past two days, we suffered many hours of downtime as our team battled this issue.
In the world of web development, two Content Management Systems (CMS) are very popular: WordPress and Joomla. Both are so popular that they are common targets of hackers, and both have many known vulnerabilities. It is crucial to keep your WordPress and Joomla site updated with the latest patches as they are released by Joomla and WordPress. This prevents hackers from having easy access to your site.
At least most internet users are becoming more wary of phishing email messages. The attackers are countering by increasing the sophistication their attacks and by targeting them to the interests of specific individuals.Details