Many people have started commenting on the lack of privacy we have on the Internet these days. Without a doubt, Edward Snowden’s revelations have brought online privacy to the forefront of public discussion, though this has been a growing issue for years. Quite frankly, everything we do on the Internet today is known in quite…Details
Our team is always looking at ways to give our clients a better experience, and today we announce that we have put in place a plan to upgrade our entire hosting systems to use solid state drives (SSD) exclusively. SSD drives provide much faster throughput, meaning that latency will be reduced and performance maximized for…Details
On July 21, 2014, our team will be upgrading our mail server to SmarterMail 12. The webmail interface will change slightly, but the changes shouldn’t confuse any client with their differences. This change will not affect any mail clients that are being used. There will be downtime starting at 9PM Toronto/New York time on July…Details
It is estimated that GameOver Zeus botnet is responsible for a loss exceeding $100 Million US Dollars. The problem with a lot of online theft today is that from the bank’s perspective, the theft occurred as a legitimate transaction. In other words, the bank acted on the customer’s computer instruction to transfer the money out.…Details
It’s a good thing when a technology vulnerability gets enough attention that it is patched quickly and methodically. However, it may also raise undue concern due to its complex nature and variety of headlines that leave us consumers confused and unsure what to do. The context of this article is for you and I as…Details
The past few weeks have seen the discovery of a new breed of computer virus scarier than anything we’ve seen in the past. It helps to first take a brief look at a class of malware called Ransomware. Ransomware was first spotted in 1989, and is a type of malware that attempts to hold your…Details
Our team has refreshed the look of our webmail login page (https://mail.nerdsisp.com) to give a cleaner login experience to our clients, and one that matches our hosting account management login page as well.
Last night a major partner of ours suffered an upstream network issue, causing major performance issues for our Business hosting service and millions of sites around North America. The issue with CloudFlare lasted less than an hour, but it isn’t the problem that was interesting, it was the way the network adapted and allowed as…Details
This is a video tutorial showing our Meal Suspension tool in Meals.WellDelivered. Meals.WellDelivered is a cloud-powered software package that enables organizations to manage and delivery meals to their clients.
It was just announced that 19% of websites are powered by WordPress, a pretty amazing statistic for the 10 year-old platform. At Nerds Hosting, the majority of our clients use WordPress, and we are also big fans of the platform! Nerds Hosting has a unique service for our WordPress clients, and we invite you to…Details