Web Hosting News

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  • Scammers Target Victims of Anthem Cyberattack
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    Anthem, the US health insurer, has warned customers to watch out for email and phone scams after personal data belonging to 80 million customers was exposed as a result of an external cyberattack. Read More...
  • KickassTorrents Reverts to .TO Domain After .SO Domain Seized
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    KickassTorrents has been pulled offline after authorities seized its .SO domain, according to several reports on Monday. Its WHOIS status is listed as banned....
  • The WHIR: Cloud Talks, Episode 2 with Orlando Scott-Cowley
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    The WHIR: Cloud Talks, Episode 2 with Orlando Scott-Cowley Episode 2 explores spear phishing and how companies can best protect themselves against this type of targeted attack. Cheryl Kemp, content director of the WHIR, talks to Orlando Scott-Cowley,...
  • Obama Appoints VMware CIO Tony Scott as Next US CIO
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    President Barack Obama has appointed VMware CIO Tony Scott to be the next US CIO — the top federal government IT role. The position was created in 2009, and the first White House CIO was Vivek Kundra, who kicked off the current Federal Data Center...
  • Cloud and Cybersecurity - What You Need to Know
    Monday, February 9, 2015
    The future clearly shows a much more widely interconnected world influenced by cloud, new kinds of technologies and those that provide services for it all. Unfortunately - the more services you provide, the bigger the target you become....
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - February 6, 2015
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    In the week ending Feb. 6, 2015, ResellerClub is celebrating its birthday with up to 50 percent off domains and hosting, discounts from Bluehost and up to 38 percent off business hosting from Inmotion Hosting. Read More...
  • Snappy Ubuntu Core for Raspberry Pi 2 Could Help Further IoT, Web Application Delivery
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu operating system, has collaborated with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to bring its light-weight Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system to the Raspberry Pi 2, a low-cost computer that is roughly the size of a credit...
  • Google Report Concludes Right to Be Forgotten Should Only Apply to EU Sites
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    A special eight-member advisory board convened by Google determined on Friday that the EU right to be forgotten ruling should only apply to European search engines. In May, the European Court of Justice ruled that search engines have the obligation...
  • Web Design Firm and Hosting Reseller Sues GoDaddy for Using "It's Go Time" Slogan
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    A GoDaddy reseller and web design company is suing GoDaddy for use of the "It's Go Time" slogan, according to a report Friday by DomainNameWire. The lawsuit was filed on Tuesday in Springfield, Ill., where the plaintiff is based....
  • EIG Launches Free App for SMBs Seeking Business Advice
    Friday, February 6, 2015
    A free mobile app for entrepreneurs featuring social networking and unique content called Business on Tapp has been launched to the iTunes and Google Play stores, Endurance International Group (EIG) announced Wednesday. Read More...