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Blacknight at the IPB Awards

Saturday last saw myself and colleague Justyna attend the inaugural Irish Parenting Blog Awards in our capital city, Dublin.  A night of  networking, trending, (the #IPBAWARDS were trending on Twitter!) and excitement was had by all. It was a testament to the organizers how professionally the awards ceremony were run, and of course Blacknight were proud […]

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Prepare To Relax Over Christmas

Christmas. It’s that one time of the year when most people put their feet up and relax for at least one or two days. It’s also a time when a lot of businesses shutdown for up to two weeks. While the big day is still a couple of weeks off being able to enjoy it […]

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The Next Generation of Shared Hosting

Captain’s Log stardate … oh wait! Sometimes you can get a bit carried away with graphics for blog posts. However, this is a pretty big announcement for us and we’re pretty excited for what it means for us and for you, our customers. We’re pleased to announce the arrival of our latest linux shared web […]

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Is Your WordPress Site Participating In Pingback Distributed Denial of Service Attack?

Is Your WordPress Site Participating In Pingback Distributed Denial of Service Attack?

Earlier this year, more than 162,000 unsuspecting legitimate WordPress websites were used for DDoS attacks within a few hours. The Problem Attackers abused the WordPress pingback feature allowing websites to cross-reference blog posts. By sending hundreds of spoofed requests per second to the /xmlrpc.php file making these requests appear to come from the target site, […]

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Blacknight ag cur na Gaeilge i Lár an Aonaigh

Coicíos ó shin d’fhoilsíomar físeán fógraíochta i nGaeilge, an chéad uair a bhain Blacknight úsáid as an nGaeilge in ár gcuid fógraíochta. Inniu, táimíd ag cur trí chinn eile leis, mar phoiblíocht don éagsúlacht táirgí atá againn maidir le ainmneacha fearann, leis na h-iarmhíreanna .com, .net, .biz agus .co. Foilseofar físeán eile i gcomhair .me […]

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Warning: This Video contains Acronyms and Technical Specs

… and we make no apology for that! We’ve published a lot of media this week relating to the launch of Blacknight’s new data centre, but one item has attracted a good deal of attention from the hard core technologists.  Originally posted on Technology.ie, this video stars CTO Paul Kelly as he takes us on […]

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