How To Protect Yourself From The WannaCry Ransomware Virus

How To Protect Yourself From WannaCry The ransomware attack is holding computers hostage all over the world. Here’s what you need to know about it to keep yourself as safe as possible. WannaCry attack started on Friday of last week, locking people out of their computers by encrypting their files and demanding them to pay up to 300$ in Bitcoin. To make matters worse the price doubles after 3 days. To receive a decryption key or risk losing your important files forever. What’s worse is that the malware also acts as a worm, which means that it has potential to infect computers and servers on the same network!

ShellShock vulnerability: Should you be concerned?

In the very short: Yes, update right now. If you want more details read below.   What is ShellShock vulnerability? ShellShock is a nickname given to remote exploit vulnerability in bash CVE-2014-6271. It could allow an attacker to gain control over a targeted computer if exploited successfully. All Linux installations running Bash shell are vulnerable to this exploit. It is important to understand that

Heartbleed Open SSL Vulnerability

A vulnerability CVE-2014-0160 which is known as Hearbleed Bug was released on 07 April 2014.  The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability issue in the wildly used OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This issue allows stealing the information protected by SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the internet. This bug allows anyone on the internet to read the memory of the systems protected by vulnerable versions of Open SSL software. Hackers can view the sensitive information such as secret keys and passwords.

Dell and VMotion IT Solutions sign a six-figure deal for the supply of high-end storage and computing solution

On the 22 November 2012 Dell has disclosed the details of the six-figure deal signed with VMotion IT Solutions. The contract involves provisioning of the high-end storage and computing solution that facilitates the motion of the rapidly growing company towards the corporate services market.

VMotion IT Solutions at Irish Innovation Showcase 2012

The 4th of October has seen one of the Ireland’s largest business events: Irish Innovation Showcase 2012. The event is running for six years now and is growing year-on-year receiving more and more publicity in the press but is yet to get into main media sources. The event was organised by Limerick Institute of Technology and sponsored by DELL.

CentOS: how to deal with a folder containing very large number of files

  So, you’ve left that cron running for a couple of months and now you have several hundreds of thousands of files in one folder that you would love to delete but you cannot even list them? The situation is rather trivial if you can just delete the folder with all it’s contents but what do you do if there are other files in the folder that shouldn’t be removed? First of all it is good to understand how many files you have in the folder. In order to check how many files you have in specific folder on CentOS first navigate to the folder

Web hosting terminology in layman’s terms

  Domain name and Domain Name Registration Choosing a domain name is a very important part of your website success. It is most important for business users but individuals shouldn’t disregard a proper domain name as well. Your domain name is the way for Internet users to locate you or your business online. Domain name is your address on the web. You might have heard of first level domains, second level domains and third level domains. Let’s see what they stand for. First level or top level domains (TLDs) TLDs cannot be registered by general Internet users. TLDs are

Web hosting at a glance

What is a Website? Let’s say you have some information which you would like to share over the Internet.  Now your first step will be to find a person who is called web developer or website developer who will help you to arrange your information in the shape of a website. It will be a set of files and images.  Your website can be about your business, your ideas, your family or beloved cat. There are usually close to none limitations on the website topic. Getting online Once your website is ready, you or your website developer will need to