Important: Shellshock Vulnerability Notice Regarding your Website

September 27th, 2014

A few days ago a widespread security vulnerability was uncovered, affecting the whole of the web. The US Government graded it a 10 out of 10 for potential danger and it has been given the name of “Shellshock”.

Please note that Media Street has now patched and secured all hosting accounts for ALL customers meaning that you need to take no action and you hosting account is all secure with us.

Diary of Events

  • Wednesday 24th – First news leaked and all shared hosting accounts updated with initial security patches. Customers using our paid for cloud proxy firewall service also had instant protection.
  • Thursday 25th – Dedicated, Hybrid and VPS Servers patched with temporary fix
  • Friday 26th – New security patch released. Updated all shared, hybrid, dedicated and VPS hosting accounts

Please let us know if you have any questions or queries and thank you, as ever, for choosing Media Street for your website hosting and/or domain name registration needs.

About the Author

Charlie Street

An entrepreneur at heart, Charlie is the original founder of Media Street and based at the core of everything it does.

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