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WordPress plugin vulnerabilities

Does your WordPress website have either 'Easy WP SMTP' or 'Social Warfare' plugins? If so, you need to update to the latest version of them as soon as possible, as a security breach has been found. Click here for more info


25th Mar 2019

Partial Outage (Litespeed service)

We're currently facing a partial outage with the 'Litespeed' service, this is impacting the loading of some websites. Technicians are investigating and hope to have this resolved ASAP. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


8th Jan 2018

Server Issue (vmres11)

The server vmres11.web-servers.com.au is currently experiencing high load thus very slow page load times are being experienced. System Admins are currently working to resolve the issue.


27th Jul 2017

Joomla! 3.6.4 is now available

This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses two critical security vulnerabilities and a bug fix for two-factor authentication. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately.This release only contains the security fixes and bug fix; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla! 3.6.3 ... Read More


26th Oct 2016

Sheduled Maintenance Advisory

We will be performing system updates on our servers this evening after 11.00pm and will take approx 4 hours to complete. During this maintenance window, services on the servers may be intermittently unavailable. We thank you for your patience and appreciate your understanding as we work to ensure our servers continue to operate efficiently and ... Read More


18th Oct 2016

Improved Notifications

We have revised and improved our credit management strategy and from 20th May 2016 we will be changing the times in which invoices are generated and become due, also when reminder notices are sent out to give our customers more notice of an invoice being generated and more time to arrange payment.14 days before renewal date - Invoice will be ... Read More


18th Apr 2016

Joomla Security Release

Joomla! 3.4.6 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla which addresses a critical security vulnerability and 4 low level security vulnerabilities. We strongly recommend that you update your sites immediately. This release only contains the security fixes; no other changes have been made compared to the Joomla 3.4.5 ... Read More


18th Dec 2015

Wordpress brute-force attacks

Unfortunately the server is being hit by Wordpress brute-force attacks attempting too compromise outdated/vulnerable based Wordpress installations on this server. This has been occurring for the last 72 hours, we have been able to isolate a majority of the connections made to the server however earlier this morning they used a new mechanism which ... Read More


20th Feb 2014

New Wordpress vulnerability - Protect your website

There is a new serious WordPress vulnerability in certain versions of two popular WordPress caching plugins, W3TC and WP Super Cache. The vulnerability allows remote PHP code to be executed locally on a server for anyone running either of the plugins. An attacker could then execute code on the infected server. Details about the vulnerability ... Read More


25th Apr 2013

Wordpress Attack & Protection

There is currently a significant attack being launched at a large number of WordPress blogs across the Internet. The attacker is brute force attacking the WordPress administrative portals, using the username "admin" and trying thousands of passwords. It appears a botnet is being used to launch the attack and more than tens of thousands of unique ... Read More


21st Apr 2013