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Passionate About Internet Technology and Customer Satisfaction?

We’re growing. We’re expanding and so we’re hiring more staff. This time round we’re looking for sales staff. If you’re passionate about internet technology and get a kick out of keeping customers happy, then maybe we’ve got a job for you. Obviously you’ll need to be computer literate. Ideally you’ll have excellent communication skills, both […]

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Christmas 2014 Opening Hours

Christmas Opening Hours 2014

While our servers might be working 24/7/365 our staff will be taking some time off over the Christmas holidays. So here are the opening hours for our offices over the Christmas break: Wednesday 24th 8:00AM – 3:00PM Thursday 25th Closed Friday 26th Closed Saturday 27th 9:00AM – 5:00PM Sunday 28th 12:00PM – 4:00PM ** Monday […]

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Not Quite Halloween

Things that go bump this weekend

No it’s not quite halloween just yet but that won’t stop us using a spooky ( ok maybe it’s just cute) graphic on a blog post. The hour hands on the clock of course go bump this weekend and in other news our offices will be open on Monday, but we’re giving our staff a […]

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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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Phishing

Please be cautious

We’ve had a number of reports from customers that were contacted by someone misrepresenting themselves as an employee of Blacknight. While it is possible that we will call customers from time to time please remember, as with all calls you receive, you should verify who you are talking to. This goes for all service providers […]

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Reflecting on Ten Years Plus of Hard Work [Video]

  Blacknight’s new data centre was officially opened on Monday by the Minister of State for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock TD, before an audience of friends and colleagues. Afterwards, our CEO Michele Neylon spoke about the company’s 10-year journey, from a bedroom in Paul Kelly‘s sister’s house, to a 12,000 sq ft facility employing […]

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Christmas 2011 opening hours

Christmas Opening Hours 2013

While our servers might be working 24/7/365 our staff will be taking some time off over the Christmas holidays. So here are the opening hours for our offices over the Christmas break: Tuesday 24th December 2013 – 08:00 – 15:00 Wednesday 25th December 2013 – closed Thursday 26th December 2013 – closed Friday 27th December […]

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