Archive for February, 2011

BIND vulnerability affects Plesk for Windows

Published on February 28, 2011 at 11:23 am by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles, iWeb Articles

BIND has announced a vulnerability that can result in a denial of service (server crash) caused by receipt of a specific remote dynamic update message.

Please be aware that this vulnerability will affect all servers that have  Bind 9.7.1 or 9.7.2  installed.  Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 for windows and Parallels Plesk Panel 10 for windows ships with this version of bind and these servers should be upgraded to Bind 9.7.3 immediately. (more…)


Intel Core i3, i5, and i7 processors now available on Smart Servers

Published on February 24, 2011 at 12:15 pm by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles, iWeb Articles

We recently introduced new Smart Servers equipped with Intel Core i CPUs.

Smart Servers are now available in several configurations that use the Intel Core i3, i5, and i7, starting at just $ 109 per month.

Here are some of the configurations available: (more…)


iWeb announces first quarter 2011 financial results

Published on February 23, 2011 at 9:16 am by iWeb Technologies in: iWeb Articles

iWeb today released its financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of its fiscal 2011, quarter ended December 31, 2010.

“Growing iWeb’s revenue was one of the main priorities throughout the first quarter. Because they are recurring, these results will affect the company’s results throughout the coming quarters.” declared Eric Chouinard, iWeb President. (more…)


Securing Wordpress against hackers

Published on February 21, 2011 at 9:34 am by iWeb Technologies in: Web Development Articles, iWeb Articles

As a web company, iWeb has a long history with WordPress. We host thousands of WordPress installs on our shared hosting and dedicated servers platform, and iWeb was also began using WordPress early on, initially to post status updates but soon after for publishing our own company news and for blogging. We have also sponsored WordPress events in the past and will most likely continue do so in the future.

No doubt, it’s a compelling publishing platform, with its open-source development model, its powerful plugin and theming system, and its strong community of users and developers.

One of the direct consequences of the platform’s popularity is the constant attacks and hacking attempts it encounters. (more…)

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Windows Servers: Tailor made for the Web

Published on February 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm by iWeb Technologies in: Web Hosting Articles, iWeb Articles

A new section has been unveiled on the iWeb website. Classic Dedicated Servers optimized for Windows have now taken their rightful place in our product portfolio.

Why choose a Windows Server? Because they are reliable, flexible and specially designed for the Web. These servers were designed to be used with one of four editions of Windows Server 2008 R2.