Web Hosting News

We feel it is important to keep up on the latest web hosting industry news. Here are some important articles we've selected to share with you. These are provided as a courtesy and we do not control the content. Articles are property of their respective owners.

  • Web Host Acquitted of Charges Related to Hosting Torrent Site
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    A web host in Sweden has been acquitted on all charges relating to the hosting and takedown of a torrent site. After three and a half years in court, the case against the owners of torrent site "TTi," otherwise known as "The Internationals,"...
  • eNom Informs Customers of Recent DNS Attack Targeting Four Domains
    Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    Domain registrar and hosting company eNom's CEO Taryn Naidu emailed customers last week to inform them of a recent DNS attack where a group of hackers known for targeting large Internet infrastructure companies hijacked the DNS traffic of four...
  • Pirate Bay Co-Founder to Appeal Domain Seizures: Report
    Monday, May 25, 2015
    The Pirate Bay's co-founder Fredrik Neij announced on Monday that he will appeal a decision made in a Swedish court earlier this month that resulted in the seizure of two of the site's main domains.
  • Secret Question Account Recovery Method Weak as Users Provide Fake Answers: Study
    Monday, May 25, 2015
    A new study by Google has found that secret questions are less secure than user-chosen passwords, and main reason why this is true may surprise you: it turns out users often don't answer secret questions truthfully. Read More...
  • News Roundup from OpenStack Summit Vancouver 2015
    Monday, May 25, 2015
    Last week's OpenStack Summit in Vancouver brought together professionals across the industry and also showcased what's new in the open source cloud ecosystem. News announcements spanned all aspects of the OpenStack project....
  • Cloud Hosting Considerations for Global Organizations
    Monday, May 25, 2015
    It's well known that cloud computing is a distributed system where data is never really stored just in one spot. This holds true for application, desktop and even cloud-based website delivery options. The idea is to create a robust, widely...
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - Memorial Day Edition
    Friday, May 22, 2015
    In the week ending May 22, 2015 ahead of the Memorial Day weekend in the US, several hosting providers are offering discounts in honor of the holiday. Zee-Way Hosting is offering 20 percent of VPS hosting for Memorial Day, Hosting24 is offering up to...
  • Kickstarter Project to Produce Free Drupal 8 Training Videos Exceeds Funding Goal
    Friday, May 22, 2015
    A project to develop 50 introductory Drupal 8 training videos and make them available for free on YouTube has been fully funded on Kickstarter. The campaign was launched by OSTraining in April, a developer of online training on WordPress, Joomla and...
  • Peak Hosting Taps Digital Realty For Two Data Centers
    Friday, May 22, 2015
    Managed hosting provider Peak Hosting tapped Digital Realty to get two new data centers up and running quickly. In order to meet customer need for geographically distributed locations, the company added data center PODS (Performance Optimized Data...
  • Google Fiber Cracks Down on Piracy, Forwarding Copyright Infringement Notices to Users
    Friday, May 22, 2015
    Google Fiber subscribers have been receiving copyright infringement notices complete with automated piracy settlement offers, TorrentFreak reports. The notices are accompanied by warnings from Google that piracy violates its terms of service, and...