Posts Tagged “Apache”

Eyes Wide Open: Keeping a Watchful Eye on Apache Malware

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by Jake Neeley

ESET, an IT security company based in Slovakia, discovered an Apache exploit that injects malware into web pages on a web server that ultimately aims to retrieve personal information. We’ve talked about measures you should take to avoid getting hacked, especially on WordPress, and even written a guide if your website has troubles so we…

Why Linux web hosting has become so affordable and popular

Posted on July 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

At some point while researching web hosting companies, you will most likely have observed the differentiation in services based on the type of operating system including Windows and Linux.   Upon further review, a difference is pricing is generally noticeable with Linux hosting in most cases being remarkably cheaper than its Windows counterpart. THE RISE OF…

Apache and Nginx: The secret weapons of open-source web hosting providers

Posted on June 25th, 2012 by Clint Reeves

It’s official! Pingdom Blog reports that 75% of the top 10,000 websites on the planet Earth are powered by Open Source software, with Apache web server the clear leader followed by Nginx. Together these two web server titans account for 61% of the top 10,000 websites on hosting platforms in the UK.  Proprietary web server,…

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