Deprecation old PHP-versions Almost all our customers use PHP, and it is very important to keep this up to date. In the short term, several versions of PHP will be deprecated. This means that you probably have to change your PHP-version as well. For those readers wondering what PHP is, and what this may mean for you, we have a short explanation in this post. Update: Let’s Encrypt TLS certificates Let’s Encrypt offers free certificates for securing the connection to… Read more
Coming soon, several versions of PHP will be deprecated. This may mean that you will have to change your PHP-version as well. For those readers wondering what PHP is and what this may mean for you, I will briefly explain in this post.
So far if you wanted to protect the privacy of people that visit your website, the only possibility you had was to purchase a Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificate. Let’s Encrypt offers free certificates for securing the connection to websites using TLS, which causes the green lock icon to appear in the URL bar. In a previous blog post we were very enthusiastic about Let’s Encrypt. We promised to implement it into our Service Centre — Cosmos, as soon… Read more
At Greenhost we constantly strive to increase the security of your websites. On the 30th of June 2016 we succeeded in securing all .nl domains that are registered at Greenhost with DNSSEC. During the rest of this summer we will roll out DNSSEC for domains registered through us on other Top Level Domains supporting DNSSEC (TLDs, for example .com, .net and .org).
Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the infected computer system in some way, and demands that the user pays a ransom to the malware operators to remove the restriction. Windows-based computers have always been the main target, but two weeks ago also a case of ransomware for OS X surfaced. The new OS X ransomware ‘Keranger’ infected the Transmission bittorrent client installer, which has put many OS X users at risk. Last week big-name sites were… Read more
In this blog post an update on the things we’ve been working on the last few months; 2-factor authentication Service Center, HAProxy plugin for Let’s Encrypt’, Internet Thesis Price, Internet Freedom Festival and the Rapid Response Service.