#CloudFest2020 cancelled – NinjaFest Day is here

#CloudFest2020 cancelled – NinjaFest Day is here

We know that many of you were excitedly waiting for CloudFest2020. This conference is always the best event throughout the year to bring the amazing cloud community together. It was sad news that CloudFest was cancelled due to the Coronavirus threat, however, it was the right decision from the organizers. However, as thousands of people were preparing for this week-long event, we thought that you shouldn’t miss everything. We decided to bring a little piece of CloudFest to you online. We organize an online „NinjaFest” day on 18 March 2020, where you’ll have the opportunity to: Atte...
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Meet with the BitNinja Team at CloudFest 2020

Meet with the BitNinja Team at CloudFest 2020

28 Febr, 2020 16:44 PM UPDATE: We know that it was a hard decision for the organizers, and we feel really sorry that we can't meet with the wonderful cloud community in the Europa Park this year. However, it was the right decision because security always comes first. We, however, have a plan B. ;) As you could read in this article below we would have held 2 presentations at the CloudFest. But you won't have to miss them due to the event cancellation! Instead of CloudFest 2020, we'll organize webinars for the topics: Detecting Obfuscated Malware by George Egri...
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10 Best Tech Conferences for Web Hosting Companies

10 Best Tech Conferences for Web Hosting Companies

Why should you visit tech conferences? As our world is changing quickly, new types of technologies are constantly being made. To keep up with the rapid pace of the technology changes and to learn more about the most advanced solutions, we highly recommend everyone to visit at least 1 tech conference every year. Fortunately, there are countless opportunities to meet with the industry leaders and learn about the latest trends. Also, these tech conferences help you with more than just discovering new tools. As the list of exhibitions could be very long, we’ve collected the top 10 ev...
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Zero-day Duplicator Plugin Vulnerability – Patch it with BitNinja WAF

Zero-day Duplicator Plugin Vulnerability – Patch it with BitNinja WAF

On 19 February 2020, Wordfence reported a highly critical vulnerability found in the popular Duplicator plugin for WordPress. This plugin is useful when users want to migrate and copy WordPress sites. With Duplicator, sysadmins can create a new copy of the site and the generated file can be downloaded from the WP dashboard. WordPress Duplicator Plugin Zero-day Vulnerability Exploiting the newly discovered zero-day vulnerability allows hackers to download arbitrary files from the target sites. More than 1 million WordPress websites are affected by this security flaw. When users crea...
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The Impact of AI and 5G in Cyber Security

The Impact of AI and 5G in Cyber Security

Critical Issues for Companies Looking to Get On Board the 5G, AI Revolution As companies brace themselves for the ongoing fourth industrial revolution, cybersecurity remains high on the agenda. Executives are wary about the challenges that accompany emerging major technologies such as 5G, but Artificial Intelligence (AI) is widely regarded as a cyber-security life line. The connectivity landscape is becoming more intricate. Networks carry an endless array of connected devices, and companies reckon cybersecurity issues may become exasperated as a result. They’ll need to protect more devic...
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Best of 2019 – The 15 Most-Read Cybersecurity News

Best of 2019 – The 15 Most-Read Cybersecurity News

Hackers and cyberattack techniques are evolving every day. Hosting companies and every server owner should keep an eye on the cybersecurity news to prepare themselves and protect their systems against the new types of threats. That’s why BitNinja collects the hottest cybersecurity news and sends out a Cybersecurity Digest each month. Now, we’ve summarized the Top 15 articles from 2019 that our readers loved the most. Here is the list: 1. Hackers Planted Backdoor in Webmin, Popular Utility for Linux/Unix Servers On the 10th of August at the DevConf, a Turkish researcher revealed a z...
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2019 Highlights – A Great Year at BitNinja

2019 Highlights – A Great Year at BitNinja

As 2019 will be over soon, it’s time to stop for a while and look back on what happened this year. 2019 was a unique year at BitNinja (you’ll see on the results). We got closer to our mission – making the internet a safer place. However, we couldn’t have reached the successes mentioned below without our ninjastic partners. Many new features were inspired by the Ninja Community. Also, the continuous feedback that we are receiving from day to day about how BitNinja changed businesses’ life for the better is a huge motivation for us to keep working harder and harder every day. So, we’d l...
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Ultimate WAF Guide  - How to patch WordPress vulnerabilities and block web attacks
Jacint Lazok

Ultimate WAF Guide - How to patch WordPress vulnerabilities and block web attacks

An exploited CMS vulnerability or vulnerabilities to web-based attacks is a big security issue as one well-aimed attack can cause a data leak, data loss or make your server unavailable. These attacks need to be stopped before they even reach your server and the WAF 2.0 module can do that for you. This powerful defense tool can protect you from these attacks without slowing down your server’s response time or increasing the load. In this guide, I will show you how you can use it to maximize your server’s protection by fine-tuning this module. Spoiler: not by turning on every WAF rule ;)&n...
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Case Study - The Best Security Solution for Valicom Net Cloud Services

Case Study - The Best Security Solution for Valicom Net Cloud Services

Valicom Net is a Cloud Hosting Company in Cyprus with more than 15 years of experience specializing in Business Web Hosting, Cloud Services, Virtual Private Servers, Dedicated Servers, Hosted Exchange, Web Development with Content Management System, Network Security, Antispam Services, Online Storage Email & Remote Backup. Challenges „As we offer managed and unmanaged services, the challenge for us was to protect both services. For the managed servers all security updates were done on time which was not the case with the unmanaged servers as customers usually don’t update them. We w...
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Case Study - DDoS Problems Solved at ISO Certified IT Company

Case Study - DDoS Problems Solved at ISO Certified IT Company

Aitire is a small MSP (Managed Service Provider) company located in Spain. They have more than 10 years of experience in computer consulting, Free Software, Open Source, GNU / Linux, etc… They aspire every day to maximize their technology and provide the best tools to their clients. Challenges „We usually work with rpm based Linux distributions and we used to face a lot of problems on them. Before using BitNinja we experienced a huge amount of attacks, mostly DDoS.” - Alejandro Escobar Like many others, Aitire also tried different kinds of solutions against cybercrimes....
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