Krebs on Security: QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Firm iNSYNQ Hit in Ransomware Attack

Krebs on Security: QuickBooks Cloud Hosting Firm iNSYNQ Hit in Ransomware Attack. “Cloud hosting provider iNSYNQ says it is trying to recover from a ransomware attack that shut down its network and has left customers unable to access their accounting data for the past three days. Unfortunately for iNSYNQ, the company appears to be turning a deaf ear to the increasingly anxious cries from its users for more information about the incident.”

MakeUseOf: The Best Free Website Hosting Services in 2019

MakeUseOf: The Best Free Website Hosting Services in 2019. “Need to create your own website? It’s easier than you’d think, especially nowadays with all the awesome services and platforms out there—not to mention all the free web hosts you can pick from. Keep reading to be pointed toward the best free web hosts and most popular free web hosting services currently available.”

TechCrunch: Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

TechCrunch: Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks. “A security researcher has found, reported and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, clicking on a simple link would have been enough for Paulos Yibelo, a well-known and respected bug hunter, to take over the accounts of anyone using five large hosting providers — Bluehost, DreamHost, Hostgator, OVH and iPage.”

Digital Trends: The best website builders

Digital Trends: The best website builders. “We’ve put together a regularly updated list of our favorite website builders to walk you through finding the right one. Keep in mind nearly every free website builder on our list also offers a set of premium packages, many of which include expanded storage and bandwidth, as well as features often lacking from their freemium counterparts. The premium plans also remove unwanted ads on your page and the subdomain housed in your website URL, which is a must if you’re breaking into a professional field.”

MakeUseOf: The Best WordPress Hosting Providers

MakeUseOf: The Best WordPress Hosting Providers . “WordPress is the world’s most popular web-based content management system (CMS). It powers more than 30 percent of the internet’s top 10 million sites. The WordPress software (which you shouldn’t confuse with WordPress.com hosting) is open source, incredibly easy to set up, and entirely free to use. All you need is a domain name and a web hosting plan. Here are seven of the best WordPress hosting providers.”