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Overview of the GDPR and upcoming changes

As you may have noticed business around the globe are preparing for compliance with the Europeans Union’s data privacy law: The General Data Protection Regulation, or the GDPR. Announced earlier in December 2015 by the EU commission, the GDPR will come into effect on May 25, 2018, and businesses all over the world have been gearing up for the big change.…

Better Security for your account with Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is one of the long-overdue features on which we have been working for the past few weeks. As we promised it to the many clients who requested it, we are glad to announce this feature is now live in production. But before we focus on how to activate it for your account, let’s first explain why this is important for your security and how it works, for those of our clients that are not yet familiar with this security feature.…

Our Action Plan for Spectre, Variant 2

Earlier this year, the tech world was buzzing about two processor vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. The vulnerabilities affect processors from multiple vendors, can allow normal users and programs running in user space access to kernel memory. This allows unprivileged users to read arbitrary data in main memory. This includes passwords, private keys, certificates and all other sensitive information.…

The last Virtual Private Server Rocket Ride: New Horizons reached!

Here at FastComet, we have a constant craving to provide our existing and future customers with the thing they need the most – reliable, affordable, secure and features rich Web Hosting Service. With that in mind, our Infrastructure Engineers were sent to a mission to the edge of the known Virtualization Technology universe and beyond. Their mission – to improve our VPS services by researching a brand new Virtualization Platform which will be light years better than the one we were already using.…