Category: Support

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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FAQoTW: Payment Methods – How To Setup Automatic Payments

An increasing number of clients have opened tickets recently to ask how to pay for their Hosting and Domain names automatically. It’s easy ūüôā Just setup your choice of automated regular payment methods … Standing Order Bank Account details should be on your invoice, and are also in our extensive knowledgebase KB Article – How …

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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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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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FAQoTW: How Do I Monitor DD Progress Copying A Drive to a New One

Linux How-To Use DD to Copy A Drive to a New One There are times when it’s necessary to migrate all the data from one disk to another. These include Upgrading to a larger disk Pre-emptivey moving to a new drive following a SMART alert Making a copy before moving a server etc There are …

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FAQoTW: How do I add my Logo to the WebSite Builder

At Astutium we’re constantly extending our documentation, examples, knowledgebase and tutorials – this benefits our clients by providing instant answers and self-help training. Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are answered in our Extensive Knowledgebase or shown as examples in our Online Video Tutorials. One of the questions we get asked quite frequently is “How do …

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FAQoTW: HELP! My WordPress Web Site has been Hacked AGAIN

A distraught wordpress hosting client contacted us this week because recently they’d been told their website was no¬†longer working – instead, visitors to the site saw an image extolling¬†some activist group support by a hacker. The client (prior contacting us) simply¬†deleted the hacked post, and had spent a further 2 days working on their¬†site, when …

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FAQotW: Why can’t I always login to the Hosting Control Panel

At Astutium we’re proud of the high-level of customer satisfaction customer¬†express of the support team with tickets averaging satisfaction of 4.44/5. Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are answered in our Extensive Knowledgebase or shown as examples in our Online Video Tutorials, but¬†occasionally, we get something new to look into which takes detailed investigation by our …

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Cautionary Tale – Domain Registration

A customer registered a .co.uk domain for respectable educational site but did not take the option of acquiring the also available .com at the same time. Since getting their website up and running, someone else has now registered the .com and placed a very different website on it, probably to try to elicit a lot …

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