Necessary Network Maintenance.

Our data-centre has indicated that they will be performing necessary preventative maintenance to be conducted Tuesday 26th September 00.30hrs to 01.30hrs British Summer Time, (GMT +1). This will affect customers connected via EDGE 1. Possibly resulting in a minor loss in connectivity for a few minutes. It is possible, that customers connected via ... Read More »

25th Sep 2017
CCleaner 5.33

If you are one of the estimated 2.27 million users that downloaded or updated CCleaner 5.33 (and possibly also CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191) distributed by Avast Anti-virus Software, you may have got more that you bargained for.It was discovered that these versions were infected with a covert back door capable of spying on everything you did ... Read More »

18th Sep 2017
Upgrade to MariaDB 10.1.26

We have upgraded our systems to MariaDB 10.1.26. which will be actively supported by the MariaDB development team until October 31, 2020Notable features include: Improved InnoDB performance. UNION ALLs can now be executed without a temporary table. Full details may be found at ... Read More »

12th Sep 2017
Changes to Nameserver IP addresses

Due to rearranging our IP pool, we are obliged to change our NameServer IP's as detailed below:ns1.rpvw.com  85.13.229.4 ns2.rpvw.com  85.13.229.5Anyone not using our registrar for their domains may need to update their Nameserver records in their own registrar.We apologize for any inconvenience these changes may cause.If you need any further ... Read More »

4th Sep 2017
Upgrades to LiteSpeed

We upgraded our Apache Server API (the interface between the web server and PHP) to LiteSpeed V6.11 - this should reduce the time it takes for the web server to process PHP scripts and enhance the visitor experience to any PHP site.

25th Aug 2017
BoldGrid website builder now included in Softaculous

BoldGrid is now included in our Softaculous installer for Wordpress.Bringing user friendly screens, and drag and drop functionality to building professional looking websites using the Wordpress content management systemPerfect for first time website owners and professionals alike, BoldGrid and Wordpress will give you all the tools you need.Check ... Read More »

30th Jun 2017
New Kernel

A new major local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel was disclosed June 19th, 2017 (CVE-2017-1000364). The vulnerability can be exploited to allows an unprivileged local user to gain root access to the server.As a result we have updated our Kernel to version 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.29 which mitigates any unauthorized access ... Read More »

21st Jun 2017
Chinese Malware infects over 250 Million Computers worldwide

Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams recently discovered a high volume Chinese threat operation which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide.

See the full story on the CheckPoint website for instructions as to how to determine if you are infected, and how to remove the malicious software.

2nd Jun 2017
Ransomware **Updated**

A destructive ransomware attack is affecting Microsoft Windows computers all over the world. Spread by infected Word documents, PDFs or other files, commonly attached to emails, the malware can infect all the computers it finds connected to the same network using unpatched operating system vulnerabilities. Known variously as WanaCrypt0r 2.0, ... Read More »

12th May 2017
New Kernel

Kernel was updated to version 2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.27. This addresses CVE-2017-7895 CVE-2017-7895The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as: The NFSv2 and NFSv3 server implementations in the Linux kernel through 4.10.13 lack certain checks for the end of a buffer, which allows remote attackers to trigger pointer-arithmetic errors or ... Read More »

8th May 2017