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Dirty COW vulnerability on Linux servers

A vulnerability has been found on Linux server that allows non administrator level users to gain the ability to edit read-only system files which should only be accessible by root Read more...

Nick

Written By: Nick
Date: 26.10.16

Magento Patches & Updates – Latest News

October 2016 – With the recent rise of malware attacks on Magento sites, the Magento Security Center have published an article that outlines some specific steps you can take to clean Read more...

Nick

Written By: Nick
Date: 24.10.16

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Domain Name News

October 2016 In an attempt to prevent domain hijacking ICANN, who are responsible for the management of all domains have announced that they are making it harder to make changes Read more...

Chris

Written By: Chris
Date: 6.10.16

Digital Awards

Herts Digital Awards Presentation Night

Nimbus Hosting were extremely proud to be the headline sponsors of the Herts Digital Awards last night. The awards were started with the intention of recognising and rewarding the huge Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 26.09.16

What is SSL? SSL (Secure Socket Layer) explained!

An SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is security technology that creates an encrypted link, keeping information sent between clients and  servers private and protected. SSLs work by using a public key Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 16.08.16

What is Domain and DNS Security?

With the prevalence of site hackings through out of date or unpatched content management systems (WordPress/Magento/etc) people often forget a fundamental part of their website; the domain itself. Recently there Read more...

Matt

Written By: Matt
Date: 11.08.16

SSD’s vs HDD’s

SSD’s (Solid State Drives) are an alternative to hard disks. Instead of copying and writing information via spinning disks, SSD’s read and write the data simultaneously with no moving parts, Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 27.07.16

httpoxy Vulnerability

There has been a new vulnerability called httpoxy which affects CGI and CGI‑like environments, such as some FastCGI configurations. Languages known to be affected so far include PHP, Python, and Go. Using this Read more...

Matt

Written By: Matt
Date: 21.07.16

Magento RSS Brute Force

Creativemgroup, a Magento specialist agency who work with a number of our Magento clients, have discovered a new threat to Magento stores which includes Magento 1 and 2. By exploiting Read more...

Matt

Written By: Matt
Date: 15.07.16

Digital Awards

Herts Digital Awards 2016 – One week left to enter

There’s just one week left to enter in to this years Herts Digital Awards! If you are a business operating in Herts, or you have built a website for a Read more...

Matt

Written By: Matt
Date: 15.07.16

Implications of Brexit

With the UK voting for independence from the European Union there’s been a lot of uncertainty in the business community. While Brexit is not the decision that many businesses wanted, Read more...

Tim

Written By: Tim
Date: 12.07.16

5 questions to ask when looking for a Magento Host

Magento is a great e-commerce platform, proven by its popularity with over 260,000 online stores now using the CMS. As it’s built on the most common web technology, it’s suitable Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 1.07.16

Digital Awards

Herts Digital Awards 2016

We’re excited to announce that we’ve signed up to be the headline sponsor of the Herts Digital Awards 2016! The awards are the first dedicated to celebrating the online achievements of Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 20.06.16

Dragon boat race results

Dragon Boat Race – The Results

On Saturday the Nimbus team took part in the fantastic Ware Dragon Boat Race organised by the Hertford Shires Rotary. 13 teams competed on the day for the coveted trophy along Read more...

Matt

Written By: Matt
Date: 13.06.16

Wordpress

WordPress security – The Importance of updating WordPress

WordPress has fast become the world’s leading website platform with 26% of the web using the CMS (as of May 2016). Due to its huge popularity the platform is frequently Read more...

Meghan

Written By: Meghan
Date: 6.06.16