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ShellShock Bash Vulnerability

RemarkableTek’s Status All servers within RemarkableTek’s infrastructure have been patched as of last week. What we know: There is a critical vulnerability that affects the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), used in many *nix based operating systems. The vulnerability relates to how environment variables are processed and allows for Remote Code Execution, allowing an unauthenticated attacker to run commands on vulnerable systems. Web servers should be considered high priorities for patching. Security researchers are actively investigating the issue, and are highlighting the ease with which it can be exploited. The detail: This......

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RemarkableTek GUI Address Update To better reflect the function of the RemarkableTek GUI/Billing System, we felt an address (URL) change would be appropriate. OLD URL: billing.remarkabletek.com NEW URL: https://my.remarkabletek.com The old URL should push you to the new one automatically. If you have any trouble, clear your browser cache and try again. If you have any issues, please open a support ticket by emailing us at support@remarkabletek.com Remember, you can manage many parts of your account with us at https://my.remarkabletek.com including domain registrations, billing information, all aspects of your shared or reseller hosting account, launch the hosting......

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24/7 Support Now Active! I’m excited to announce that we’ve grown our team to cover 24/7 support via email, ticket systemand phone! I’d like to thank our existing customers who have been an instrumental part of helping grow RemarkableTek to where it is today, and as we continue to grow the company, my resolve is to maintain the level of service that all of you have come to expect- now just 24/7! I will still be acting as an escalation point for all tickets and will be actively watching feedback on tickets and our response......

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RemarkableTek Partners with Spam Experts™ for Spam Filtering I’m excited to announce that we have partnered with Spam Experts™ to offer two important services. We have chosen Spam Experts™ as they have received numerous industry awards for their filtering technology and performed the best during our trials of their product compared to other providers. The two services that are now active are: 1) Outgoing Filtering – server-wide Outgoing filtering has been enabled on all RemarkableTek servers for no charge for all customers! Over the last couple of weeks, we have noticed by enabling outbound filtering,......

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New ICANN Domain Contact Validation Policy On January 8, 2014 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) made a substantial change to the domain registration process for global top level domains (gTLDs). The revised policy now requires domain owners to validate their WHOIS information whenever a domain is registered, transferred to another registrar, or the contact information is updated. This new requirement came into effect on January 8, 2014. It is important for all domain owners to understand the change and its implications as it affects anyone that currently owns,......

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2013 Sale!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2013 Sale! Hello! This Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’re launching our new lower prices and running a very special discount offer for our Cloud Reseller Hosting and our Managed Cloud Server plans from Friday 11/29/13 at midnight until Tuesday 12/3/13 at midnight. Just use the coupon code: fridaymonday (no quotes, lowercase, no spaces) to get your first month free and free domain registration/transfer for life! Why choose to partner with us for your hosting? 100% Uptime SLA Guaranteed – we’ve maintained 100% uptime for the last 14 months straight. Last downtime before that was......

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Another Reason to Not Use Internet Explorer (IE)! Here’s another reason to switch your primary browser to Google Chrome, Firefox or Apple’s Safari. Microsoft is reporting Internet Explorer (IE) “zero-day” attacks. Summary: All versions of Internet Explorer are vulnerable to remote code execution through a memory corruption bug. Attacks are currently being conducted with exploits that work on IE8 and IE9. For all of the details, check out this article on ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-reports-ie-zero-day-attacks-7000020791/ Happy browsing! ?...

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RemarkableTek is Now a CloudFlare Certified Partner

This is a guest post written and contributed by CloudFlare. How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants. CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with RemarkableTek, Inc.! If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition is simple: we’ll make any website twice as fast and protect it from a broad range of web threats. Today, hundreds of thousands of websites—ranging from individual blogs to e-commerce sites......

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