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D9 Hosting Launches Automated IP Address Unblocking

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

We are pleased to announce the release of our new Automated IP Address Unblocking System. As many users may already be aware, all of our Shared and Reseller Hosting servers run a Login Failure Daemon that tracks login failures to services on the server (SSH, cPanel, FTP, IMAP, POP3, etc) and automatically blocks IP addresses from the server that have a high number of failures over a short...

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OptimizePress Security Vulnerability (Please read if using OptimizePress)

Monday, December 16, 2013

This announcement contains important information regarding a security vulnerability in the popular Wordpress theme; OptimizePress.  If you don't have a Wordpress installation using this theme on your hosting account, please disregard this announcement.  If, however, you run a Wordpress installation and have the OptimizePress theme uploaded (even if it's not your active...

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Happy .COMtober - Cheap Domain Registrations and Transfers For All!

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

It's the start of our favourite month here at D9 Hosting, it's the time where the leaves on the trees are starting to change colour and everybody has the sudden realisation that Christmas is almost here. But forget all that, we are all here today to celebrate one thing, and one thing only...the start of: That's right, October is old news, .COMtober is where it's at!! During the 31...

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Why D9 Hosting is Moving Data Centers

Monday, July 29, 2013

When we first started D9 Hosting back in 2007 we wanted to be different to other hosts, with greater transparency and accountability to our customers. Fast forward 6 years and we still strive to be fully transparent and accountable to you guys.  If you ask us a question, then we'll give you a straight answer! As such, here is a no holds barred account of why all Shared and Reseller hosting...

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May is Malware Removal Month!

Friday, May 17, 2013

We don't like Malware, it sucks! When a site gets infected with Malware it creates headaches for everyone involved: - The Webmaster - The Website Visitor - The Web Host The Webmaster panics because someone or something (a bot) has accessed their hosting account without their knowledge. The Website Visitor gets frustrated because site they are trying to access is at best being...

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[URGENT] Critical Vulnerabilities in W3TC and WP Super Cache Wordpress Plugins

Thursday, April 25, 2013

There is a new serious WordPress vulnerability in certain versions of two popular WordPress caching plugins, W3TC and WP Super Cache . The vulnerability allows remote PHP code to be executed locally on a server for anyone running either of the plugins. An attacker could then execute code on the infected server. More details on this vulnerability can be found here:...

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Incident Report: Global Wordpress DDOS Attack

Monday, April 15, 2013

On Thursday 11th April we noticed an abnormal amount of bot traffic hitting our servers, all specifically targeting wp-login.php files in an attempt to gain access to the admin areas of Wordpress based websites. Normally these types of attacks are quite small scale and are easily dealt with. However it soon became clear that this attack was on a much larger scale to anything we had seen...

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PHP Selector Now Available on all Shared and Reseller Servers

Friday, April 5, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we have successfully completed the deployment of our "PHP Selector" tool on all Shared and Reseller hosting servers. This new tool allows you to choose which PHP version to run on your hosting account, and can be easily accessed from within your cPanel control panel by clicking on the "Choose PHP Version" icon.   With a standard cPanel server...

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2012 Christmas Support

Friday, December 21, 2012

With the holidays nearly upon us, we;d like to take this opportunity to thank you for your business and support during 2012. From all of our team, we wish you an enjoyable festive season and look forward to being of service to you in 2013. Before we sign-off for the year, please note our Technical Support Helpdesk is business as usual to assist anyone having unfortunate issues...

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New VPS Node Pre-Order Special!

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

As part of our commitment to providing you with the best possible web hosting experience, we are always looking at ways to improve our range of services. During the past few weeks, we have been experiencing an unacceptable level of service from our current VPS (Virtual Private Server) provider, which has urged us to look into providing our own in house...

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