Archive for September, 2010

64-bit Linux: important security vulnerability identified

Published on September 19, 2010 at 3:32 pm by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles, iWeb Articles

Last friday a security vulnerability affecting 64-bit Linux operating systems has been identified (see: http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-3081 and http://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-3301).

This vulnerability is potentially very harmful because it allows an ill-disposed hacker to take over a web server and give him full root access thanks to a backdoor. (more…)

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Montreal, capital city of podcasting

Published on September 9, 2010 at 9:55 am by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles

Podcasting is a way to broadcast on the Internet audio or video clips that can be accessed using personal computers, as well as video and audio portable players.

Podcasting, which is a sort of a mix between radio/TV and blogs, is becoming a media of its own. It has known an incredible growth in recent years and has more and more fans, both producers and consumers (in the best sense of the term). (more…)

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iWeb reports 2010 third quarter results

Published on September 1, 2010 at 10:03 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

Montreal, Quebec, August 24, 2010 – iWeb Group Inc. (TSX-V : IWB) (« iWeb » or the « Company »), a provider of IT infrastructure and Internet hosting services to clients in 150 countries, announced its results for the third quarter of 2010.

Financial highlights for 2010 third quarter:

  • Revenues increased to $7.5M, from $7.2M in Q3 2009
  • $2M Adjusted EBITDA, or 27% of revenue
  • Operating loss of $152,000, down from an operating profit of $261,000 one year prior
  • Net loss of $645,000, compared to net earnings of $1M in Q3-2009, due mostly to exchange rate variations on long-term debt in USD

iWeb has been pursuing several key operational targets throughout the third quarter, like the reorganisation of many internal technological resources and securing the financing for ongoing projects”, said Eric Chouinard, President and Chief Executive Officer of iWeb, adding that “many important technological developments, related to iWeb’s new data center in Montreal, have been deployed during the quarter. iWeb expects the results of these developments to act as a catalyst for its return to growth” added the Company’s cofounder, named to “Canada’s Top 40 Under 40TM” in June, a recognition of his accomplishments with iWeb. Continue reading »

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