Category Archive: Servers

Nov 25

2016 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Special Offers

2016 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Special Offers Save 50% on Servers, Hosting, VPS and More Black Friday is the Friday after USA Thanksgiving. Traditionally it signalled the last date by which American stores expected to be ‘in the black’ (ie. financially profit making for that year) so a critical point in preparing for End …

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Nov 14

Hosted Minecraft 1.11 Explorer Update Servers

The latest version of Hosted Minecraft Server – Minecraft 1.11 – Explorer Update is now available from Astutium at https://www.astutium.com/game-servers/minecraft-gaming-server.php All existing clients can update to the 1.11 Explorer Update version of MineCraft through the Astutium MultiCraft Control Panel online now. MC1.11 introduces … Illagers – the odd cousins of Villagers The new Woodland Mansions …

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Jun 19

Hosted Minecraft 1.10 Frostburn Update Servers

The latest version of Hosted Minecraft Server – Minecraft 1.10 is now available from Astutium at https://www.astutium.com/game-servers/minecraft-gaming-server.php All existing clients can update to the 1.10 version of minecraft through their multicraft control panel online. MC1.10 contains some interesting changes, including the addition of Polar Bears and Strays (a new cold biome skeleton). To celebrate the …

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Mar 30

Hosted Minecraft 1.9 Combat Update Servers

The latest version of Hosted Minecraft Server (1.9) is now available from Astutium at https://www.astutium.com/game-servers/minecraft-gaming-server.php MC1.9 contains a lot of changes – the biggest being combat mechanics have been updated to make fighting more interesting and addition of new map-making options Complete list of the new and changed features: Added shields Attacking now has a …

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Jul 06

Astutium Ltd Acquires US Web Host PeachyHost.com

6th July 2105: Newark, DE – for immediate release Astutium Ltd, the only hosting provider with over 10 years of continuous uptime, has today announced the successful acquisition of PeachyHost.com (a boutique US Web Host) As a result of the agreement, PeachyHost exits the industry following the completed transfers of all the domain, hosting, server, …

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Nov 24

Astutium Ltd Acquires Web Host Zooko

London, UK – November 24, 2014 – For immediate release. Astutium Ltd ( www.astutium.com ), an established leader in UK business and enterprise web hosting for over a decade, announced today the completed acquisition and integration of Zooko – a uk host providing cPanel based internet services to small business and individuals. We are pleased …

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Oct 01

Bash Vulnerability Shellshock – How To Test and Secure Your Machines

A new vulnerability in GNU Bash (referred to as the Shellshock Bash Bug) has been disclosed – every version upto the announcement of the issue on 24/September is exploitable and MUST be patched immediately. This vulnerability allows hackers to remotely execute code on your server by passing a string following an environment variable Exploitable systems …

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Aug 31

Astutium Ltd Acquires Simply Be Hosted

London, UK – August 31, 2014 – For immediate release. Astutium Ltd ( www.astutium.com ), an established leader in UK business and enterprise web hosting for over a decade, announced today the completed acquisition and integration of Simply Be Hosted – a UK Web Host specialising in providing cPanel based internet services to home and …

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Apr 11

FAQoTW: How do I move an SSL certificate to my Astutium Dedicated Server

In the wake of the ‘heartbleed’ exploit announcement a client decided now was the time to finish the consolidation all their sites and servers to their Astutium Dedi As they’re using WHM/Cpanel moving sites between servers is very simple – the hardest part is choosing between using the in-built migration/transfer tools, and the ‘old fashioned’ …

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Apr 09

Security: The Importance of Being Updated

Another day, another exploit. However, as far as the Heartbleed exploit goes this is a doosey! Heartbleed is a proof-of-concept exploit for one of the most popular encryption libraries available, OpenSSL, that allows attackers to steal live memory from the target server. That’s right – the contents of the memory of the server – which …

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