Recently a new Joomla! version (3.5) was released. We are really excited about it because it offers new features and also fully supports PHP 7.
This was the 12th SiteGround’s birthday party and it was definitely different from any of the previous 11 SiteGround anniversaries I have been to. For me, this vintage party came after a very hard personal year, in which I grew older more than in any other year in my life before. For SiteGround it came after a tremendously successful year, in which the company grew bigger more than in any other year before.
Our Top Customer Care Rep for March is Ivelin. A good part of his childhood (and not only!) he spent playing all kinds of video games. Now he is thrilled that his job at SiteGround is just as challenging, fun and rewarding as his favorite computer games and strives to improve at it every day. A big fan of fantasy books and graphic novels, check out what recommendations he has for you. And as this month we celebrate SiteGround's 12th birthday, we got an inspiring birthday wish from him!
Our Top Customer Care Rep for February, Ervin, is no stranger - he was one of the stars in our recent Recruiting Campaign, your top rep for November last year and our Newbie of the Year 2015! This month is no exception - his ratings are even higher! In his free time Ervin practices the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun. What this has to do with his success in helping SiteGround clients? Read on.
Hours ago a critical vulnerability in the GNU C Library (glibc) was announced alongside a proof of concept for the attack. This library is one of the main components in the majority of Linux distributions (if not all) including those, used for server OS'es. Without getting into too much technicalities, the exploit allows an attacker to remotely execute code by following a simple link. That's one of the most severe vulnerabilities discovered in the recent years and potentially affects pretty much any Linux server out there.
Given that all SiteGround servers run on CentOS - a Linux distribution, we took immediate measures to secure our machines. I am happy to announce that a patch has been applied on all our servers and our customers are well protected against this security threat!