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CloudFlare Bug Potentially Exposes Private Information

Nerds Hosting uses CloudFlare to power certain aspects of our hosting infrastructure, and thus we felt it important to share some thoughts on the CloudFlare bug that was exposed last week.  Unfortunately, the bug in question is very technical in nature and hard to explain clearly and concisely.  Since many clients may have read something […]

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Upcoming Server Maintenance Window

Due to some re-occuring performance issues detected on our hosting platform, our team has decided we must perform some critical maintenance as soon as possible.  Accordingly, we have scheduled a maintenance window of 2 hours for January 14 starting at 9PM EST (Toronto/New York).  Regular updates will be given via our Twitter account: @nerdshosting. We […]

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Mail Server Maintenance Today

Our team will be taking down all Nerds Hosting shared email services today at 11PM EST to perform an upgrade of our mail server.  We expect this maintenance window to last approximately 1 hour, and during this time no email will be able to be received or sent.  All email sent to your account during this time will be […]

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Upcoming Mail Server Maintenance

Our team will be taking down all Nerds Hosting shared email services on Saturday, August 20 at 11PM EST to perform an upgrade of our mail server.  We expect this maintenance window to last approximately 1 hour, and during this time no email will be able to be received or sent.  All email sent to your account […]

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Managed WordPress Mode Could Have Prevented Panama Papers Leak?

The Panama Papers leak is being called the largest confidential leak in history by some, and it’s embarrassing many, with already at least one head of state resigning because of it. As Nerds, we might be a bit more interested in how this happened, and how we can prevent our clients from being attacked in […]

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Mail Maintenance Rescheduled

After a lot of work, our team was able to find a temporary solution to our storage problem, and we’ve been able to push back our mail server maintenance window to Good Friday, March 25th. Hopefully this will give you a bit more flexibility in planning ahead for this upcoming outage. Our current plan is […]

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Emergency Mail Service Maintenance

We are VERY sorry to have to announce that we must take down the Nerds Hosting shared email service this weekend for emergency mail maintenance. Due to a sudden surge and growth in mail storage, we have unexpectedly run out of hard drive space, and must take the server down for approximately 24 hours to […]

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Benefits of SSL for a Website

SSL for websites has been free for all clients hosted with Nerds On Site for quite some time now.  The uptake on this free feature has been very low so far, and you may wonder what advantages you might have in turning it on for your site.  Why should you use SSL for your website? […]

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WildCard SSL Turned

Just over 1 year ago we announced that a WildCard SSL certificate (retailing around $42USD/$58CAD/R656ZAR per month) would be included in each and every Nerds Hosting account. At the same time we announced that you would get the ability to turn on a ‘Forced SSL’ mode, which would force all traffic to your client’s website […]

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