And the list of new domains grows even more…. As of right now you can register the following new domain name extensions directly from MacHighway:
These extensions have just hit the market. Be sure to claim your domain right away by clicking here.
If for some reason those domains don’t tickle your fancy (or apply to you in any way), you should know that we have over doubled the number of domain name extensions available through MacHighway. Some of the new extensions
.Sexy and .Tattoo domain name extensions are available for registration right now.
Don’t delay – click here to register your domain name now.
We’re excited to announce that we have even more new domain name extensions available for registration. As of today, you can register:
These extensions join our ever growing family of domain name products including: .Guru, .Estate, .Holdings and dozens more.
As if that weren’t enough good news, we also have a sale happening right now on one year registrations of 5 of our most popular extensions:
.org – $11.95 $6.45
.biz – $11.95 $6.45
.in – $19.95 $6.45
.ws – $12.95 $9.95
.me – $29.95 $11.95
Don’t delay. This sale
Make sure your web apps, such as WordPress, Joomla, and phpBB, are always updated to the latest version. Quite often, updates to web apps contain essential security fixes rather than feature upgrades. Keeping your apps up to date helps keep your site from getting hacked.
Below is our list of popular web apps and their latest version number. If you don’t see yours here, please be sure check the developer’s site to ensure you’re running the latest version. If it’s been a year
Written by Chris Graves on February 17, 2014
MacHighway is happy to announce our new partnership with CloudFlare.
CloudFlare does two things: it accelerates your website, and protects it from hackers. Once your website is set up with CloudFlare, it loads twice as fast and is protected from a broad range of online threats. MacHighway is a certified CloudFlare Partner.
CloudFlare protects and accelerates your website.
Once your website is a part of the CloudFlare community, its web traffic is routed through their intelligent global network (below). CloudFlare automatically optimizes the
Wordfence sent out an email this morning, warning WordPress users of a detected distributed brute force attack on WordPress sites.
What do you need to do?
Make sure that you have added your site to CloudFlare. You can do this right now and for free by logging into your cPanel, clicking on the CloudFlare icon and activating it for each site that you have with MacHighway, especially WordPress sites. (Note: If you have a dedicated SSL on your site, you will
Written by Chris Graves on February 1, 2014
We’re excited to announce our new Auto-Unblock feature:
As you may know, we have systems in place that protect your website and email from what are known as “brute-force attacks.” In a brute-force attack a hacker uses a program to run through a list of thousands of possible logins, trying to guess a valid username and password combination, so they can gain access to your website files or email.
To prevent this we employ Login Failure Detection (LFD) in our firewalls. LFD
Customers that have WordPress powered sites on carl.machighway.com
What’s going on?
There have been frequent Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks on carl.machighway.com. These attacks are directed against WordPress sites and they have been overwhelming the server, causing it to crash.
What has MacHighway done to stop these attacks?
We have placed an additional layer of authentication in front of your WordPress admin page. This stops the attackers from using common WordPress hacks against your WorpdPress powered site, and keeps the server load
Date & Time: Friday, January 17, 2014 from 2:00 AM to 3:00 AM CST
Expected Outage: 15 – 30 Min. Reason: Reboot to repair kernel Mismatch
Action required by Customer: None.
During repairs earlier today, our technicians discovered a kernel mismatch which has potential to bring down the server and cause further problems. A reboot of the system is expected to fix this mismatch and stave off future unplanned outages.
We appreciate your patience as we make these necessary and pro-active changes.
Written by Chris Graves on January 3, 2014
On December 31st, as some of you are aware, we experienced the third connectivity outage since August at the colocation facility where some of our servers are at. As I’m sure you’ll agree, that is not acceptable, and I apologize for the trouble the outages at that facility has caused. This is the same facility that is used by companies such as HostGator, BlueHost and dozens, if not hundreds of other hosting companies. We had faith that this would put