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Mar 3, 2020

All Let's Encrypt Certificates Affected by the CAA Rechecking Bug Have Been Reissued

On February 29, 2020, Let’s Encrypt found a bug in their Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA) code related to their CA software called Boulder. Over three million certificates issued by Let's Encrypt were affected. The bug itself, as per the official 2020.02.29 CAA Rechecking Bugthread, was:

The bug: when a certificate request contained N domain names...

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May 18, 2019

Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities patched on all ICDSoft servers

In regards to the recently discovered MDS vulnerabilities (also known as Zombieload, RIDL, and Fallout) in Intel CPUs, we want to assure our clients that all of our machines have been secured. Since our servers use Intel CPUs, our system administrators have applied the necessary security updates in order to protect our customers from these Microarchitectural Data Sampling vulnerabilities.

We take security very seriously, and although we aren't aware of any real world attack...

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Apr 5, 2019

ICDSoft servers not affected by Apache vulnerability CVE-2019-0211

A privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2019-0211) in the Apache web server was recently discovered. This vulnerability is particularly bad for some shared hosting providers, as it may allow unprivileged scripts to take over the main Apache process.

The Apache instances running on our servers are not affected by this vulnerability, as they are protected by the suEXEC security mechanism. Nonetheless, since our system administrators regularly update all software on our servers, a pa...

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Jan 8, 2018

Meltdown, security issue resolved

If you are following news on the Internet, and especially if you have any interest in security matters, then probably you have heard about Meltdown. This is a security vulnerability in popular CPUs, that affects most devices on the Internet, including servers, personal computers, and smartphones. Although the technical details of the vulnerabiliy are rather long, in a summary - they allow unauthorized access to system resources and sensitive data between users, programs, and virtualization pl...

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Oct 11, 2016

Let's Encrypt certificates

Today, our in-house developed hosting Control Panel got another feature - an installation utility for the SSL certificates of Let's Encrypt. Our customers can now install Let's Encrypt certificates for any of the domains they host with us.

Let's Encrypt is a certificate authority that provides free domain-validated SSL certificates. Its activity is aimed towards providing secure connection between users and servers, a...

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