28 Jul 2015
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10 Jun 2015

Getting Started With Linux : Part-1 (Choosing a Distribution)

There are hundreds of Linux distributions to choose from. Each of them has their merits. Some of them have their separate package managers, desktop managers, repositories; some of them are derived from others, so they share some behaviorism. It is not possible to compare each other as each Linux distribution is modified according to needs. One can choose any distribution he/she finds interesting, but there are some Linux variants suitable for beginners. Below are some distributions that would be easy for someone switching from a non Linux environment. Read More

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30 May 2015
06 May 2015

Important – Security Vulnerabilities Discovered in Popular Scripts

At Pakistan Web Server , we’re always looking out for ways to better your Hosting experience with us on the service and security front. We’d like to draw your attention to new security vulnerabilities identified in two popular scripts – WordPress & Magneto. Please note that these issues are script-based and are not specific to the PWS platform in any way.
Read on to know more about these vulnerabilities, assess whether you could be impacted and take preventive action.

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04 May 2015
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11 Apr 2015

FBI Issues WordPress Warning, Sites Are Vulnerable to Hacker Attacks

FBI has urged WordPress users to patch plugins for the popular content management system as early as possible to avoid getting hacked or defaced.

The warning follows a series of defacement in March that affected several websites on a global scale. A majority of the sites hacked were from Europe and America, and varied from government to community websites without any specific target group. Defaced websites were usually covered with images supporting the extremist group known as ISIS or ISIL and the hackers claimed to be linked to the extremist group. Read More

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