2Nov2017

The Hetzner hack – 2 November

Hetzner South Africa acknowledged on 1 November that their customer database was compromised. We have received inquiries from clients with concerns that their services may be at risk.

Continue Reading
12Oct2017

One less password to remember!

Starting today, you can log in to the Anno Client Portal using your Google or Twitter login.

Continue Reading
28Sep2017

Is your password safe?

In recent months, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of instances of compromised mailboxes. The bad guys use computer viruses and social engineering to steal users’ sensitive information. The next thing you know they have access to your mailbox and using it to send spam and malicious email. And sometimes they do […]

Continue Reading
18Sep2017

Server WWW-29 Compromise – 18 September

A WordPress website hosted on our server WWW-29 was hacked on 16 September. We found evidence that the attacker used a PHP shell script to assemble a collection configuration files for other websites (mainly WordPress and Joomla installations). These configuration files contain MySQL database credentials for the said websites.

Continue Reading
26Jun2017

Security Updates and Reboots – June 26

We will install Linux kernel updates to patch a vulnerability with the Apache web server today. The update will require a reboot of each server and hence a couple of minutes of downtime.

Continue Reading