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.

  • Dropbox Denies Hack After Login Credentials Posted
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    A Pastebin user posted 400 login credentials on Monday after a purported Dropbox hack, however Dropbox denies that it was compromised. The company claims the credentials came from somewhere else and will no longer work....
  • ProfitBricks Brings Home Performance Cloud Pitch as it Expands US Presence
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    Performance is also a crucial differentiator when it comes to selecting a cloud provider, especially as applications like ecommerce demand consistent performance across the network. Read More...
  • Salesforce Gets Into Cloud Business Intelligence Market
    Tuesday, October 14, 2014
    Brought to you by Data Center Knowledge After about two years of engineering in stealth mode, Salesforce rolled out Wave, its cloud-based big data analytics service. This will be the biggest announcement at the company's three-day Dreamforce...
  • US Government Faces Cybersecurity Risk Due to Faulty Cloud Contracts
    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Federal agencies are putting sensitive data at risk according to a report released to the public on Thursday from the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency's (CIGIE) IT Committee. The report selected 77 commercial cloud...
  • Dropbox Bug Deletes Some User Files
    Monday, October 13, 2014
    A bug within Dropbox feature Selective Sync has deleted some user files, the company confirmed over the weekend. Dropbox claims to have identified the problem and is offering a free year of Dropbox Pro as it tries mitigate damage to its reputation....
  • How to Shut Down a Legacy Service without Losing Customers
    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Closing down a legacy service means turning down revenue and if a company's customers are frustrated during the process of migrating from a legacy service a company is closing down, then the reputation of its core, continuing services could suffer....
  • UK Private Communications Being Dispensed As Freely as ATM Cash
    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Three European telecommunications companies are handing over private customer communications "like a cash machine" according to a report on Friday by The Guardian. EE, Vodafone and Three have automated systems to process requests made by law...
  • Kmart and Dairy Queen Join Long List of Companies With Recent Cyber Attacks
    Monday, October 13, 2014
    Sears reported in an SEC filing on Thursday that it's IT team detected a security breach on the Kmart payment data system. A leading IT security firm was immediately obtained to launch a fully investigation into the event. Just this year banking...
  • Web Hosting Sales and Promos Roundup - October 10, 2014
    Friday, October 10, 2014
    In the week ending October 10, 2014, there are hosting discounts from BlueHost, WebHostingHub and Arvixe. Read More...
  • Rackspace Appoints New Security Chief
    Friday, October 10, 2014
    Rackspace has appointed Brian Kelly, formerly executive director at Ernst & Young, as its new chief security officer.