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WordPress fixes a critical bug

by Alban Taraire

wordpress bugAs part of our continuing efforts to help our customers have a safe and trouble-free hosting experience, we’d like to inform about a new critical security issue that just has been patched by the WordPress team.

WordPress is a widely used open-source blog and website platform. If your company has a website or a blog, there is a good chance that it is using WordPress.

Maintenance: System, Platform, Application

by Alban Taraire

application-serverRecently we discussed about a new critical bug that affects Drupal-based websites. This critical bug lies in the code of Drupal, which is a popular framework used to build websites.

We urged our readers to upgrade as early as possible, and that lead to some interesting questions, in particular: whose job is that?

As Hosting providers, we are expected to provide stable and secure service to our clients. What does that imply? Surely patching a critical Drupal bug should be part of “providing stable and secure service”?

Shellshock Bash Bug – The importance of Server Management

by Alban Taraire

Broken shellAs you might be aware, a critical bug just has been uncovered that puts an incredible number of systems at risk. The main targets are Mac and Linux systems, the latter being the most commonly used for web servers (the machines that run all your favorite websites).

Well, that’s easy, just patch it, would you say. Yes, a patch exists, however things might not be as simple as that. In the real world, countless systems are set in a “fire-and-forget”  mode where patches are applied from times to times, and systems rarely completely upgraded.

There can be many reasons for that.

SNF China website goes live!

by admin

snf_logoDesigned by our partners QPSoftware, we’re thrilled to welcome SNF China among our hosted websites.

[French] Interview with CCIFC

by admin

logoLast year for the Connexions Magazine of CCIFC, the French Chamber of Commerce in China, Renaud se Spens was kind enough to interview me about the challenges of hosting Web sites and applications in China. It was quite an interesting experience and the whole magazine was dealing with all aspects of Internet in China, from development to mobile.

Happy mid-autumn festival!

by admin
The Mid-Autumn festival (中秋節 in Simplified Chinese, zhōngqiū jié in pinyin), also called Moon Festival, is the occasion for families to gather together and share a happy moment. The traditional moon cakes are exchanged and eaten, and big dinners with family or friends, preferably outside and under the light of lanterns. We wish you a very happy time and enjoy your moon cakes!