At approximately noon (Central US time) our monitor systems detected an issue on the server “jonah”. After a quick check of the server by our technicians it was determined to be a hardware issue. Our hardware ninjas immediately sprang into action to pinpoint the issue.
It has not been a good month for WordPress. Earlier this month there was a large DoS attack against the WordPress admin page and now there is a remote code execution vulnerability with WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache.
Umbra Hosting is proud to announce a partnership with CloudFlare, a web performance and security company. If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our purpose is simple: we’ll make any website twice as fast and protect it from a broad range of web threats.
There is currently a significant attack being launched against WordPress based sites. The attackers are attempting to brute force log into the WordPress administrative interface. From what we have seen they are attempting to use the user-id of “admin” and various passwords.
One of the most common questions we receive is “how do I preview my site before updating DNS?”. This is actually quite easy and just involves three simple steps
Overall uptime for the month of March 2013 was 99.994%. 23 of 25 servers had 100% uptime.