Jan 4th Meltdown & Spectre
A recent vulnerability was announced yesterday, January 3, 2018, affecting all modern processors. There are two parts to the released vulnerability, and they are as follows: Meltdown: Allows applications to access operating system memory, providing access to secrets such as passwords. This affects modern Intel chips. There are patches ... Read More »
Oct 31st Bitcoin payments
We’re proud to announce our integration with Coinbase, a leading Bitcoin wallet and exchange service provider based in San Francisco, and the ability to begin accepting payments in BTC for our high performance web hosting, domain name registrations, and SSL certificates.New and existing Webdomainers can immediately begin paying with Bitcoin to ... Read More »
Jul 21st Kernel update
Yesterday, a CloudLinux kernel update was released to address a serious security vulnerability. To keep secure all acounts hosted with us, we have decided to immedtialy patch the kernel on all our servers, which required each of them being rebooted.The longuest outtage was 4:26 minutes on Zeta server.We haven't noticed any issue during this ... Read More »
Oct 20th PHP Selector
Webdomain is now happy to offer with all shared and reseller webhosting plans more flexibilty with PHP Selector.From now on, each customer can choose and customize the PHP version he needs thru cPanel.Adjustable to all needs, with few clicks, it is now possible to configure which version, which modules as well as some PHP.ini settings you want.PHP ... Read More »
Oct 15th Poodle Vulnerability
Yesterday, a new vulnerability named POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) was discovered by Google security researchers Bodo Möller, Thai Duong, and Krzysztof Kotowicz. Instead of targeting the server directly as Heartbleed or ShellShock did, this exploit directly targets the clients that are visiting the sites.Google ... Read More »
Sep 25th Servers improvement.
More security and more responsiveness.Today, we deployed CageFS, eAccelerator and PHP-APC on all servers.CageFS is a virtualized file system and a set of tools to contain each user in its own 'cage'. Each customer will have its own fully functional CageFS, with all the system files, tools, etc... eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator ... Read More »
Sep 22nd Password reset.
In order to always improve account security, we decided to reset all account passwords.It means Billing control panel as well as cPanel passwords.Even if all the passwords are encrypted into the database, even to us, we noticed some of our customers had very weak passwords for their account (such as Pet names or Birth dates).Our system requires ... Read More »
Sep 16th CloudLinux
In an effort to always improve server security, reliability and performances, we upraded today all our servers with CloudLinux.CloudLinux is a linux based operating system that creates a stable hosting environment for all of our web and reseller hosting customers. It is able to keep a single account from overwhelming a server and causing slow ... Read More »
Jun 16th Migration to Centos 6.5
We are actually upgrading all Webdomain's servers to Centos 6.5 and migrating all accounts.This process should be transparent and no downtime should be encountered.This is an heavey process and all servers have to be reimaged.We do our best to avoid any issues. However, we invite all our fellow customers to contact us immediately, either per email ... Read More »
Apr 11th Heartbleed bug.
Researchers have disclosed a serious vulnerability in standard Web encryption software. Known as “Heartbleed,” the bug can give hackers access to personal data like credit card numbers, usernames, passwords, and, perhaps most importantly, cryptographic keys—which can allow hackers to impersonate or monitor a server. It didn't ... Read More »