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Security Notification for SSLv3 POODLE Vulnerability

Posted on October 16th, 2014 by Websitepulse in Industry News, WebSitePulse News

SSLv3 POODLE VulnerabilityAs you probably know, a number of news sources, corporations, and the OpenSSL team reported yesterday 14 October 2014 that version 3 of Secure Sockets Layer (SSLv3) is vulnerable at the protocol level. More information about the vulnerability can be found here -  CVE-2014-3566.

To prevent any potential leaks from this vulnerability we have immediately disabled SSLv3 on all our web servers including the API endpoints. Our monitoring agents are not affected by this change and will continue to support SSLv3 for the time being in order to be able to monitor properly servers that do support SSLv3 only. We are urging all customers to disable SSLv3 on hosts interacting with the our services as soon as possible and upgrade to use Transport Layer Service (TLS).

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Vacation Booking Websites Availability and Performance [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by Boyana Peeva in Monitoring

Vacation booking websites downtime and response times

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For DBAs: "Think of backup strategies as restore strategies"

Posted on July 24th, 2014 by Boyana Peeva in Tech

database administratorAndrew Pruski is an SQL Server DBA currently working for Ding in Dublin, Ireland. He’s previously worked for Occam-DM Ltd and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office in England. He’s benefitted immensely from the online DBA community, and his blog is an attempt to give something in return.

Aside from the SQL Server, he’s keen on running and playing rugby. He can also play the guitar (badly, but it doesn’t stop him).

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Facebook suffers global outage

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by Websitepulse in Monitoring, Industry News, Tech

Facebook error message

facebook.com went down for aboutt 15 minutes between 4:00 and 4:15 AM EST. Users trying to connect to the site were seeing an error message "Sorry, something went wrong".  The issue has been confirmed by multiple locations around the world and as far as we can tell all Facebook users were affected.

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Websitepulse's 2014 Mother's Day Performance and Uptime Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by Boyana Peeva in Performance Reports

2014 Mother's Day online gift shops performance and uptime report

According to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, the total spent for Mother’s Day this year reached $20 billion.

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