On the evening of Saturday, 23 November, the upstream provider supplying services to Afrihost, Axxess, and Webafrica came under attack. All three ISPs use Echo Service Provider. Echo, in turn, appears to have a partnership with Liquid Telecom for international transit — Internet traffic that goes outside South Africa. During previous attacks ... Read More »
Our Data center experienced a Vm console fault on the primary core, tech were on hand to resolve the matter and all services are back up and running. Downtime was from 10pm last night to 7am this morning
Many digital trees have died for the cause of informing Windows admins about the SMBv1 vulnerability that spawned the WannaCry and ExPetr/NotPetya malware attacks. Yet a relatively small sample of data collected from a freely available tool shows that thousands have not gotten the message, or have some significant blind spots in their ... Read More »
Petya (also known as NotPetya) is a ransomware on Microsoft Windows that spreads via LAN. It mostly infects computers in Europe, but has began to spread into Asia. Some companies are still currently struggling replacing computers infected with Petya. There are two variants of Petya, the original 2016 variant, and the new 2017 ... Read More »
WannaCry, originally named as WanaCrypt, having aliases of Wana Crypt0r and Wana Decrypt0r, is a ransomware worm on Microsoft Windows (can be run on Linux via WINE) that uses two NSA-leaked tools that has wreaked havoc in airports, banks, universities, hospitals and many other facilities. It has spread to some 150 countries worldwide, mainly ... Read More »
Migration of our cloud hosting infrastructure to our new infrastructure in Teraco, Isando has been complete and all services are backup and running.
This notice to inform you that tonight the 5th August 2016 we will be migrating our cloud hosting infrastructure to our new infrastructure in Teraco, Isando. We are scheduling a maintenance window between 21:30 pm SAST Friday 5th August 2016 and 06:00 am SAST Saturday 6th August 2016.During this time all VM's will be shutdown and the ... Read More »
We have just installed our new SSL cetificate, if you get a query from youremail or browser just accept the new certificate.This is done yearly to insure security within our services...We have also now added our SSL Site Seal to prove SSL encryption with inour gcserv domain name space, so all your orders and information is securedand ... Read More »
Server has been upgraded and we are happy to report there was no need for any downtime what so ever
May your Christmas be filled with lots of happiness, peace and love... ooh and lots of presents :)
If you're feeling warm today, it's from all the love we're sending your way. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!