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26
Sep
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Over the last 24 hours a significant security vulnerability has come to light as part of the Linux Operating System. This vulnerability has been dubbed Shellshock and potentially allows an attacker to gain remote access to systems and execute malicious code. You can see more at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29361794 We wanted to…

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24
Sep
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So you may well have heard about the fact the you can not get much more than than just .com, .co.uk domain names but now it is actually here and you can register them through catalyst2. We are now registering a whole range of new domain names, these include: .London…

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16
Sep
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Securing WordPress

Posted by: Jacob in everything else

With 22% of the top 10 million visited sites being built in WordPress, there is no doubt that WordPress is a popular platform and where there is a popular platform, it is an attractive target for hackers, script kiddies and the other unsavoury characters on the internet. We see attacks…

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In the week where we all wonder whether our baby photos, food photos and selfies are going to be stolen and leaked onto the internet and subsequently go viral (I would be surprised), we thought it would be useful to look at how a lot of phone hacking / iCloud…

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27
Aug
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Every Man Remembered

Posted by: templogin in case studies

This is an extended version of The Royal British Legions TV ad for the Every Man Remembered campaign asking the public to remember all Service men and women from the Commonwealth who died in the First World War. catalyst2 is very proud to be providing the hosting for this inspiring campaign. You…

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20
Aug
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A few years ago, we increased our limits on our web hosting packages and we have just done it again. It is a substantial increase and has affected all the the web hosting packages that we offer this includes: Windows Shared Hosting Linux Shared Hosting Premium Hosting Reseller Hosting On our…

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18
Aug
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Last week, a number of ISPs and large sites had issues with connectivity. This was caused by these ISPs having a core part of their connectivity infrastructure (their routers) getting full. This issue did not effect catalyst2 as we have spent a significant amount of money and time investing and ensuring…

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14
Aug
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Last week we upgraded the VPN (Virtual Private Network) element of our infrastructure. This brings with a number of benefits including better support for the latest operating systems e.g. Windows 8.1 and improved performance and security with the latest software. So what is a VPN? A VPN or virtual private…

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08
Aug
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Google has announced that it is going now factor if a site is using an SSL / HTTPS into search engine rankings. This is a very positive step for the industry to push forwards the security agenda and work to ensure that users data is protected. Whilst this is only…

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14
Jul
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catalyst2 is very pleased to have won Best Consumer Customer Service and the Customer Choice Award at this years ISPAs. The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA UK) was established in 1995 and is the voice of the UK internet industry to Government, parliament, regulators and the media. This year, catalyst2 won…

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