May 23 2018, want to get 3 months of free hosting?

FREE Hosting Give Away!  EXTENDED INTO 2018 likely to extend into 2019 more details http://secure.empire-hosting.net/announcements.php?id=21

 
May 23 2018, Managed Dedicated/VPS server clients.

  • Great news CloudLinux/KernelCare has released"Extra" Patchset with the security fixes and the symlink protection available to all KernelCare customers running CentOS kernels. You can now get the Symlink Protection Patchset for CentOS 6 and 7 at no cost; even if you don’t have licenses for KernelCare. The KernelCare extra patchset includes symlink protection against a symlink race.
  • A symlink race attack is often used against shared hosting servers. It allows a malicious user to serve files that belong to other users by creating a symbolic link to those files. It is often used to access config.php files that belong to other users.
  • Over the next  2 weeks We will be installing the Free Patch set, removing the Apache based syslink protection (if enabled) on all Managed cPanel , DirectAdmin, & KernelCare Licensed  Managed servers that are running 64 bit OS.
  • Note: For CloudLinux OS users this patch has already been compiled in the kernel
  •  For Unmanaged clients see our knowledgebase “Install KernelCare extra patchset with a KernelCare License” & "Install KernelCare extra patchset with a without KernelCare License”.

 

Dec 31 2018, PHP 5.6 End of Life cPanel shared hosting servers only.

  • On Dec 31 2018, PHP 5.6 will be end of life.
  • Over the next 6 months we will be upgrading all of our shared hosting servers to default PHP to PHP 7.2.
  • If you are currently using our default PHP 5.6 we will not change your PHP version we will keep you on php 5.6 if you wish to upgrade to a different version please use the PHP selector in cPanel.

 

June 1 2018, new VPS or OS reinstall only.

  • We will be adding the KernelCare extra patchset to our OS templates to deploy automatically with new servers & operating system reinstalls on XEN & KVM servers.
  • This includes  CPanel CentOS 6/7 and  DirectAdmin  CentOS 6/7.


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