On the spot: HostingCon 2015

Boglarka Angalet
Every year the top elite of web hosting industry come together for 4 days at HostingCon Global. This year San Diego hosted the conference with all its Californian vibes which provided an extraordinary atmosphere for networking, learning and collaboration. Not only the biggest and most influental companies attended as exhibitors this year, but BitNinja was also among the few startups, who debuted at HostingCon for the first time. Funky schedule, gripping performances The four days of the conference was so full of exciting moments, we could barely keep up with the agendas. Trainin...
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How bots rule the Internet – and your performance

Bots have been on the Internet for a really long time. Maybe you weren’t even born, when the first one was programmed to automate a task or pretend to be a real person. During the time, their role became more and more important. They are the majority of the internet by now. According to the latest studies, the traffic of a random website shows 56% bot traffic and only 44% human traffic. Have you ever thought  about this? Good bots – Bad bots Behind the scenes, bots hack, spam, scam, crawl and do whatever a human can do, on a bigger and automated scale. Good bots are l...
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HostingCon – grab the BitNinja partner price

Boglarka Angalet
As we announced before, BitNinja team is attending at HostingCon Global 2015, in San Diego (July 27-29). We can’t wait to meet our partners there and hope you’ll also visit our booth, and the Business Connections sessions as well, as we were invited to pitch with BitNinja in the Security session on 27 July (Monday), from 2:30pm. HostingCon coupons   To make this ’attending – not attending’ decision easier for you, we have something in our sleeves. As you know, early bird discounts, provided by HostingCon, expired last Friday. Fortunately, we have some preferential coupons for...
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Win the next BitNinja giveaway

Boglarka Angalet
The number of active BitNinja protected servers is coming close to a round number again. WebReus and Arvixe already know why this is exciting news. BitNinja’s active server counter just reached 382. I think we don’t even need to say: If you are the 400th installer in our list, you’ll get the BitNinja protection on that server free for 1 year!   ***SPOILER ALERT!*** Many of you know that BitNinja is in good working order on all known virtual server environments, except Virtuozzo and OpenVZ. In these cases the ipset virtualization has not yet been implemented...
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Release note on BitNinja 1.5 | DoS Detection update

Boglarka Angalet
We’ve been through some busy weeks again, full of excitements and DoS-improvements. We’d like to say thank you again for all the supportive bugfix and development tickets, sent by you all. We can bring the best out of BitNinja together, no doubts about it. ;) Let’s see the new features and bugfixes which gave birth to BitNinja 1.5.   Features DoS Detection has been refactored. Now it supports exceptions for local and remote ports. For remote port 25 the new threshold is 200 connections. For local 22 port the new threshold is 40 connections. Auto...
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BitNinja success on server security

Boglarka Angalet
We just launched BitNinja a little more than a month ago. It has been already demonstrated for 1 year in our own hosting environment, and success is coming from users worldwide, too. Read more and celebrate with us. BitNinja’s public beta ended on 23rd March, 2015. There were exactly 220 active BitNinja servers back then. Registrators arrived from all over the world, from Australia, through Brazil, even from Canada. Development took place in close cooperation with our beta users, and we’d really like to continue this way.   Numbers speak for themselves By the la...
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Release note on BitNinja 1.4

Boglarka Angalet
As always, you are encouraged to tell us what you think about BitNinja. Everything is welcome from bugs to development suggestions. That’s how version 1.4 was born, too. We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of the Ninjas who contributed to this version by contacting us tirelessly. Check out what’s new for this version of BitNinja below. Feature There’s no further issues about newly installed servers with our greylist. It happened occasionally that if someone installed BitNinja on his server with a formerly greylisted IP address, BitNinja banned it out. From 1.4, if the...
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Win the 300th BitNinja protection

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BitNinja’s active server counter is here again. We just reached the 294th Ninja-protected server worldwide. Now really, from Canada to Thailand, ninjas are everywhere. You guys are the best! We’d like to say thank you for this with a little gift:   If you are the 300th installer in our list, you’ll getthe BitNinja protection on that server free for 1 year! Update (2015.04.20.): There’s only a month has passed since we announced you the 200. Ninja server. But you guys, switched it up for spring and we already welcome the 300. one. You know, the more Ninja...
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Version 1.3.7 is out | Check new command line interface

Boglarka Angalet
BitNinja team is pleased to announce version 1.3.7. We added a new feature and some bug fixes to our server security system, so that it is even more comfortable to use now. Command line interface As a helpful feature for BitNinja dashboard, we integrated a command line interface. Now you do not need to login to dashboard for blacklisting or whitelisting of IP addresses. It’s an easier and faster way to work with BitNinja.Usage: # bitninjacli --help Available functions are whitelist|blacklist add|del|check   Bug fixes and add-ons SenseLog module is extended wit...
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Special discounts for beta users

Boglarka Angalet
We are happy to announce that BitNinja launches on March 23rd!   As a special thanks to our beta users, we’re having an early bird discount for everyone, installing ’till Monday, March 23rd.   But first, let us say thank you for all your feedbacks, giving helphands to make BitNinja better during this intensive development stage. Showing the trust, that some really established webhosting companies rely on us and use BitNinja protection on production servers, proves that our security system is effective. 50% discount for beta users   We let 50% off th...
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