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Tweet Week: July 4-10, 2011

11 Jul 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off on Tweet Week: July 4-10, 2011

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

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Malicious “ads” and “bars” on RackSpace & MediaTemple

08 Aug 10   Filed in Website exploits with 21 Comments

Right before this week-end I noticed an increased number of sites hosted on MediaTemple and RackSpace coming to Unmask Parasites with the same problem — their sites are blocked by Google and their diagnostic pages mention the following five domains: “myads .name“, “adsnet .biz“, “toolbarcom .org“, “mybar .us“, “freead .name“.
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Attack on WordPress Blogs on RackSpace

14 Jun 10   Filed in Website exploits with 32 Comments

This year we regularly see how hackers exploit security holes in infrastructure of large shared hosting providers to compromise thousands legitimate websites of their clients. Network Solutions, GoDaddy, Servage – they all are notorious for their security problems. Now RackSpace Cloud has fallen victim to a massive hacker attack…
Here’s the story …