Web24.com.au Connectivity Issue Right Now?

Tag: , — February 26, 2008 @ 1:36 pm Comments 5

There seems to be some connectivity issue with regarding to my VPS at Web24 (profiled at VPS AU here) right now. For my websites hosted there, the heading will load, and then part of the content, and then the browser will just stall there trying to fetch the rest of the page but they never […]

HSPcomplete CPU Usage Reporting Madness

Tag: — February 14, 2008 @ 6:31 am

I do have a Virtuozzo VPS hosted in Melbourne, and the hosting company provides HSP complete control panel for me to login and view and change my account details. The column on the left also reports the resource usage of your VPS, showing you total traffic, amount of disk space, and the current “CPU usage”. […]

Linux vmsplice Local Exploit – How Hosts Responded

Tag: , — February 12, 2008 @ 1:20 am Comments 5

SecurityFocus: Linux kernel memory access vulnerabilities, exploit included to get you root account on stock kernels between 2.6.17 and 2.6.24.1. Web hosts responded — Holy !$#&!!! CentOS 5, Ubuntu Edgy-Gutsy, Debian Etch — all these Linux distributions are affected. Basically a local user can gain root access, and with help from vulnerable applications that allow […]

DreamHost Enters Into Application Hosting

Tag: , — February 7, 2008 @ 12:18 am

Yesterday on my personal blog, I wrote about WordPress 2.3.3 upgrade due to a security exploit, and one issue I wrote in the comment, is that there are just too many blogs out there installed by Fantastico and alike, that are never updated. They are often targeted by the hackers, employed by blackhat SEO, to […]

ServerWays OpenVZ VPS Review

Tag: , , , — February 4, 2008 @ 1:17 pm Comments 8

Provisioning and Setting Up CPU — Severely Limited Support Conclusion Last week I needed a small VPS to test a new project so I went to Web Hosting Talk VPS offers forum to look for something really cheap, and found this deal at ServerWays.com. ServerWays is a new company, with its domain registered in December […]