As of 11am eastern time this morning we are monitoring the largest distributed brute force attack on WordPress installations that we've seen to date. The real-time attack map on www.wordfence.com became so busy that we've had to throttle the amount of traffic we show down to 4% of actual traffic. A brute force attack is when an attacker tries ... Read More »
Please Update your wordpress installation as soon as possible. There is a compromise adding an index.html file to your root directory! We will post more information shortly.The compormise uploads an Index.html file this file can be deleted to bring your site online. ( DO NOT delete index.php)we recommend two plugins for your ... Read More »
Graphical User Interfaces have been updated for the advanced mail web interface. As well company Instant Messenger has also been added to the interface to keep in contact with other mail domain members!
Over the next few days clients using the encrypted remote backup system may notice Graphical User Interface changes as there clients will update. Do not be alarmed this is an automated update to bring more features to the system.
Canhost has began intergrating a new telus Fiber connection directly to the Telus Boarder Network. This connection has been active on a singel /24 for testing and is now ready for intergration to our Boarder on a greater scale. Starting this evening we will begin merging more BGP routes to this interface. These changes should cause no interuption ... Read More »
Array15 will be offline this afternoon for 4 hours. July 28th This is required for system updates and storage expansion Sorry for the inconvenience.
Canhost Provisioning Team
To help midigate the attacks add the plugin Login limiter to your word press install. http://wordpress.org/plugins/limit-login-attempts/We at Canhost support began to notice login attempts to word press from multiple ip addresses this week. The nature of the attempts and the large number of ip addresses the attempts were bypassing normal ... Read More »
We are happy to announce our Network Operations Centre Partnership with CpanelÂ and our renewed Microsoft Partner. This enables us to provide savings onÂ licensing for hosted solutions and a direct line of support for our clients on these platforms.
Starting JAN 13 2013 .ca domain names can be registered in French through Canhost.
It has come to our knowledge that a internet scam has been using Canhost's Trademark. Some individuals (non clients) have received unsolicited emails referring to a refund from Canhost. These are phishing emails and are not affiliated with Canhost or it subsidiaries. Closer inspection will show the email did not ... Read More »