There has been a new update of cPanel that resulted in the removal of the popular SquirrelMail webmail option. cPanel’s blog explains that SquirrelMail’s developers stopped updating the program in 2013, which means that any vulnerabilities or dependency changes would not be adjusted, and therefore the program itself has become a liability. If you were using SquirrelMail on our webmail, you will now need to choose between Horde (which is
This month’s patch released by Microsoft for Windows users is one you should probably get. With 82 security bugs killed, this patch also includes a fix for a vulnerability called “zero-day” which has been exploited already. What is a zero-day attack? This is a vulnerability that affects the .NET Framework that, when exploited, may allow a hacker control of an affected system. This includes the ability to “install programs, view,
Wi-fi – or wireless internet – is everywhere these days. You can get it free at hotels, restaurants, and sometimes even in your neighborhood (but you really shouldn’t). But not every wireless access point (AP) is equal. Some wi-fi is blazing fast, while other connections are turtle-slow. So what can you do? In case you don’t already know the basics of how routers work, let’s give you a quick rundown. Wi-fi
So you’re sitting there playing on your phone, tablet, or desktop, and messing with the wi-fi. You notice an unsecured (open) wi-fi connection available with four bars and connect. It’s flying! Woot! WAIT! OK, yes, there are a lot of open wireless connections around. Sometimes it’s because they don’t know how to password it. Sometimes it’s because they don’t realize others can connect to it. Sometimes it’s because they
If you open your email and see one that has this appearance (it may be for domain renewal or other services), it is a scam. We received emails for both domain renewal and other services this week. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE, call your host. DO NOT click on links in the email. DO NOT pay money to the sender.