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Some Words for WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It

Monday, September 1st, 2014 by Servage
Managing the security of a WordPress website is critical and daunting because analyzing and finding malicious code is taking toll of time for a seasoned WordPress developer and coping with vulnerability is ongoing battle so let's what plan we can make and how to cope with a vulnerability in WordPress website. WordPress Vulnerability and Un-hack It when we receive website security related messages, we give knee jerk reactions against them and try to prevent our website with great efforts. Unfortunately, we had bad experiences despite many precursory steps taken by our hosts as well as our own. Hackers are always there and try to increase their ares of hacking by finding loops in ...

New Control Panel – with Web 2.0 look!

Thursday, September 17th, 2009 by Steffan Sondermark
Lately we have improved our backend considerably with new clustered file systems and the secure high performance ServageOS. Now the time has come to a complete overhaul of the control panel layout we have used the last five years! The new layout is considerably easier to use and includes many web 2.0 components, such as interactive help from the wiki and complete uptime reports. The navigation has been made more dynamic making the control panel faster to use. One of the added benefits with this new CP is that it is designed to make it easier to add new functionality to our service. This will ensure that our service remains state of the art. All enhancements have been made with our customers in ...

Hosting in the cloud

Monday, June 22nd, 2009 by Servage
cloudThe term "cloud" has become highly present in the IT industry during recent times. Making something available or putting something "in the cloud" is a major trend. So what is the fuzz all about? What are those clouds actually doing? Cloud computing is defined as scalable resources made available to users as a service over the Internet. Cloud services are programs running as software as a service within scalable environments. Providers of scalable/cloud resources are for example Google Appspot, Amazon Web Services and most web hosting companies, like ourselves, that offer you a set of resources within a cluster (e.g. cloud) of servers. Take your hosting account as an example: You have your files ...

Encrypt data between your site and visitors

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009 by Servage
combinationlockInformation is vulnerable to spies during the transmission of data between your website and your visitors. All data is sent in packages and can potentially be obtained by third parties. This is especially easy in unencrypted or poorly encrypted wireless networks, where anyone basically can see everything, because it is transmitted right through the air. Therefore using encrypted transmissions for sensitive data is risky, which is why every website should use encrypted transmissions for at least login, signup, ordering and payment procedures. How can I encrypt the data? The encryption of data is done with help of a SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate. The SSL certificate fulfills multiple purposes, but mainly it ...

Send SMS from your website

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 by Servage
smsgatewayDo you know how easy it is to send SMS from your website? It can be integrated in minutes and offers a wide range of advantages for you and your users. It could be used to send information, notifications, updates and more to your users. It's only limited by your imagination. Servage Hosting offers an SMS gateway that you can use to send SMS with. You simply add SMS credits to your Servage account and integrate the SMS sending functionality on your site. This could for example be done within a short time with the ready-to-run scripts available in the control panel. This article features two examples of how to ...

750 GB exclusively for you and your friends

Thursday, March 5th, 2009 by Servage
It's always nice to welcome new customers - and nothing beats the joy when a new customer has been referred by a satisfied, existing one. That is the best possible job approval we can get - which obviously shall never become a reason to lose focus or stall development and improvement. It is simply the occasional pad on the back from you guys that continuously motivates us to work more and harder. So what is this upgrade all about? To reward you, our existing and loyal customers, our most valuable assets, we have upgraded your accounts - exclusively - to 750 GB webspace and 7500 GB monthly data transfer. And it gets even better: Your friends can benefit too! If ...

Exclusive preview on email filtering

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009 by Servage
mailfilterLast fall Servage introduced global server-side spam- and virus-filtering. The anti-spam functionality is powered by a customizable SpamAssassin system, which enables you to set an own set of rules for the handling of junk mail. The virus filter is powered by ClamAV which removes any email that includes malware. Since its introduction the system has identified hundreds of thousands of unsolicited mails being sent to email accounts hosted at Servage. In the meantime a number of customers have requested a filtering option to allow even more advanced and powerful rules for email-handling. With filters one could for example automatically collect messages from a specific sender, addressed to a specific recipient, containing certain words ...

Email in you cell phone

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 by Servage
inboxWould you like to use your emails from multiple places, including your cell phone, and keeping the status of your messages synchronized? With IMAP you can read a message on one computer, answer it from your cell phone, and delete it from a web browser in an Internet cafe. IMAP makes it possible for you to access and synchronize all your emails across various devices. This is a little guide for you that do not know what IMAP is all about and how it can make your life a little easier. Email is a significant part of today's means of communication. Many people even rely on electronic messages as their primary way of staying in ...

GeoIP Security for your peace of mind

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009 by Servage
geoip_globeUnfortunately it is a fact that security threats are a reality on the Internet! To address these and to make your hosting package even more secure we have launched GeoIP Security. This enables you to prohibit possible intruders to gain access to your account based on their geographic location or IP address. You can enable GeoIP Security in the control panel, where you also have the ability to specify specific countries and IPs to allow access. How does this work? Whenever someone tries to login the user is verified against our database to identify if that particular user is allowed to login from that particular geographic location or IP address. We also created an email ...

Sharing knowledge with the Servage Wiki

Sunday, January 25th, 2009 by Servage
wiki_booksServage customers are often well acquainted with the latest online trends. You could call them trendsetters in the online world. As such they also have many questions. Until now only a few of those questions were answered with the available resources on our website and in the control panel. For anything else you had to submit a ticket to our support team and wait for a response. We are changing this with the introduction of the Servage Wiki. Here you can find answers to many more issues than in our old FAQ. Furthermore you have the possibility to share your knowledge with other Servage users by submitting it to the wiki. Thereby everyone ...