Hosting UK has been made aware of a suspected vulnerability in Intel’s CPU architecture affecting their processors as well as those from AMD and ARM. This hardware is used in customer solutions across the Hosting UK environment. Our priority as always is to protect our customers’ services. Our engineering team is, therefore, speaking to… Keep Reading
We get a bunch of emails. We do. In fact we get a shed load, every engineer, sales, and manage-person. Today we had one marked Domain Expiration SEO. It looked kosher. It smelt like something that you should pay attention to, but thankfully someone stopped and checked. What follows are a few words on what… Keep Reading
Spam gets through. It is a fact of life. We are no exception. If anything we are more of a target than yourselves, as be it Salesmen, Accountants, Network or Systems Engineers – they are likely to have access to some resources that would be both ‘interesting’ and ‘fun’ to your average, and your not-so-average… Keep Reading
Following up on my earlier article about deployment of LET’S ENCRYPT within Linux Plesk and cPanel, and with an angle towards Encryption Everywhere or at the very least by default… did you know there were free S/MIME certificates out there for non business use? Well there are! Major brands (such as COMODO) provide these to… Keep Reading
I was sent this article over today by a colleague – and thought it was well worth sharing here. So – you use two factor authentication, you use long passwords, high entropy you … well you know what think again – social engineering is very much alive and well – someone to let them in… Keep Reading
Ever wondered how you deal with long DKIM records? Because if you think you can just stick that bad boy in a text field, chances are that is going to fail. Horribly. There is an RFC (Request for Comments – or internet adopted standard) that says that TXT fields within a DNS zone need to… Keep Reading
“What should my SPF record be if I have services with Hosting UK, either shared hosting or standard email such as Silver and I am not having email delivered by any third parties?” Well I am very glad you asked you have come to the right place. Assuming that you are happy with the broad… Keep Reading
..or so it seems from a support point of view. Something we are seeing echoed across the marketplace. This is part one of a two piece article – lets talk about the most obvious and wider reaching implication that effects shared hosting – spam, and blacklisting. The trouble that comes from outbound spam that originates… Keep Reading
Recently we’ve seen an increase in the number of customers who have contacted us with problems sending email. When connecting to our mail servers they have had an error trying to send.
On checking mail server logs we’ve discovered that the reason they are having problems is that our mail servers have rejected the connection. On checking the connecting IP address it seems their IP address is blacklisted at various RBLs that track IP addresses used for spamming.