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New Cryptocurrency Razor to Open Distributed Marketplace, Cuts Through the Economic Censorship Debate
Friday, August 15th, 2014THN News  
PRESS RELEASE (The Hosting News) –  Razor is a state of the art cryptocurrency, similar in design to Bitcoin, but with a holistic focus on providing consumers with complete economic privacy and security. Ever since the first step in its creation, the...


Yahoo To Offer End-To-End Email Encryption Starting Next Year
Friday, August 8th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – At Black Hat’s annual security conference yesterday, Yahoo’s Chief Information Security Officer announced plans to offer end-to-end encryption to Mail users starting next year. Google will be working with Yahoo to help the company increase its...

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Chinese Officials Ban The Purchase of Apple Products From Government Agencies
Thursday, August 7th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) –  Chinese officials have prohibited government agencies from purchasing Apple products due to security concerns brought on by Edward Snowden’s spying revelations last year. Ten Apple products, including various versions of the iPad and MacBook, were excluded...


Hosting Security Standards and Regulations Compliance
Wednesday, August 6th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Hosting security is not just about making sure your website, server, data center and infrastructure are safe. It also involves ensuring your web host’s security measures comply with your organization’s standards, industry standards and government regulations. For many businesses, security...

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Tor Network Compromised By Unknown Hackers Earlier This Year
Friday, August 1st, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Tor, an encryption service used worldwide by everyone from law enforcement to cyber criminals, announced that its systems had been breached earlier this year. In a blog post published on Wednesday, the Tor team warned users...


Password Managers Can Help Prevent Cybercrime
Saturday, July 26th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE They might be reading your emails, studying your shopping habits, or even using your computer as a spam machine to send male enhancement offers to unsuspecting third parties, and these are the mild scenarios. Cybercriminals can do serious damage to...


Keep Your Websites Secure with cPanel Security Advisor
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE Security should always be a big concern when you manage websites or even run an entire web server. cPanel offers a helpful tool in WHM that can scan your server for security issues, inform you when they are found, tell...

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Google Aims To Make The Internet Safer With Its New Security Team, Project Zero
Tuesday, July 15th, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Google has created a new team of security researchers with the goal of making the Internet safer by reducing the number of people harmed during zero-day attacks. The new security team, Project Zero, is a team...

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WordPress Automatic Updates: The Good and the Bad
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014Tavis J. Hampton  
ARTICLE One day not so long ago, I started receiving emails from my WordPress installations. I have about four WordPress sites on my server, and I was surprised to receive an email telling me they had updated themselves. Starting with WordPress...

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Yahoo Increases Security Measures By Encrypting Data Centers
Thursday, April 3rd, 2014THN News  
NEWS (The Hosting News) – Yahoo has increased its efforts to secure user data from snooping eyes by fully encrypting its data centers and making its services more secure. Yahoo Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos, announced on Wednesday that as...

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