Godaddy Security Breach Impacts 28,000 Hosting Accounts

This is a public service announcement (PSA) from EMWD regarding a serious security incident which may impact some of our clients. On May 4, 2020, GoDaddy, a large website hosting provider, has disclosed that the SSH credentials of approximately 28,000 GoDaddy hosting accounts were compromised by an unauthorized attacker. Here is GoDaddy's public ... Leia mais... »

6th Mai 2020
Ending Support for PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0

We are ending support for PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.0. Over the next several weeks, we will be manually switching sites over to PHP 7.1. If you are running an outdated PHP application then this will most likely break your site. Please don't blame us. We require every PHP application installed on our servers to be kept up to date. If your site does not run ... Leia mais... »

1st Jul 2019
SMS Notifications Now Live

EMWD is committed to maintaining a high standard of communications with our clients. In the past, email has been the primary means in which we communicated with our clients through our billing portal. Invoices, receipts, support ticket replies, etc., all were sent out by email. However some of these important communications are missed by our ... Leia mais... »

6th Feb 2019
4 Months to go until SSL is required

Google's new age of a Secure Internet is set to take another giant leap forward this coming July with the launch of Chrome 68. For the past several years, Google has been increasingly advocating the use of HTTPS by gradually introducing not secure warnings to more and more HTTP pages. But soon, with the release of Chrome 68 due out on July 1st, ... Leia mais... »

17th Abr 2018
EMWD and GDPR Compliance

What is GDPR?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Europe's big new data privacy law. It comes into effect on 25th May 2018 and is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the European Union (EU).GDPR has been introduced to give control back to citizens and residents over their personal data and to ... Leia mais... »

21st Mar 2018
Chrome and Avoiding the "Not Secure" Warning

SSL connections are the new standard for connecting to a website. As an incentive for encouraging site owners to provide a safe browsing experiencing, Google is notifying site visitors whether a website is secure or not. It is most likely other browsers will be following suit. With this change, website owners will need to address this as having a ... Leia mais... »

8th Jan 2018
Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities

Two very serious security vulnerabilities have been discovered. They impact modern day CPUs which virtually run almost everything from smart phones to enterprise servers. Patches for CentOS 7 has been released and we are in the process of applying them. This will require a server reboot. We apologize for the inconvenience this might cause. With ... Leia mais... »

4th Jan 2018
HTTP/2 is here!

EMWD is now enabling HTTP/2 on our new cloud platform. HTTP/2 is a major revision of the HTTP protocol which is used by the Internet for serving up web content. HTTP is considered a pretty old protocol so there was a need for an update that would allow the HTTP protocol to take advantage of new applications. The main holdback of HTTP/2 ... Leia mais... »

8th Dez 2017
Social Media Sign-In Integrations

EMWD is making client area logins easier for our clients by introducing new social media sign-in integrations. You can now use your Facebook, Google, or Twitter account to automatically log you into your EMWD client area.In order to take advantage of this, a client will need to do the following:1. Log into your client area normally at ... Leia mais... »

2nd Nov 2017
3 Ways EMWD Helps Prevent Email Abuse

Over 100 billion emails get sent per day. Everything from simple out-of-office alerts to account and billing summaries gets transferred across servers, across the web, from person to person. We all have an expectation that the email we send and deliver are protected and secured. However we all know that that isn't always the case. There are ... Leia mais... »

2nd Ago 2017