IMPORTANT: cPanel Security Notice 2013-06-03

**PAC Web Hosting:- All shared hosting servers have been patched for this vulnerability, if you have a vps or dedicated server please follow the instructions below or open a support ticket for assistance:-IMPORTANT: cPanel Security Notice 2013-06-03 SUMMARY The Apache mod_rewrite module fails to sanitize input, which may lead to arbitrary ... Read More »

3rd Jun 2013
PAC Web Hosting are now authorised cPanel Partners!

We are now officially authorised cPanel partners.This means we can provide cPanel licensing to our VPS and Dedicated Server customers at the best possible rates with the best possible support.We can also in conjunction with cPanel migrate new customers and existing customers who have a non cPanel environment hosting account to a cPanel environment ... Read More »

15th May 2013
Another good reason to keep your website(s) up to date!

Matt Cutts is the head of the Google Web Spam team. He is also seen in the SEO community as the SEO spokesman for Google. Today Matt has posted a preview of what is coming in the Penguin 2.0 release, due Summer 2013. Penguin 2.0 is the next major update of Google's search algorithm and it's associated tools and applications.  There are a few ... Read More »

14th May 2013
Still using POP3? Why not IMAP?

Most people when setting up their email client use POP3 because everyone does right? There is an alternative to POP3 and it is called IMAP and once you understand the differences between POP3 and IMAP then you will wonder why you still use POP3. When you are sent an email it is stored on the server that receives the email for your email address, ... Read More »

9th May 2013
Using Wordpress with WP Super Cache and/or W3 Total Cache?

If your website uses WORDPRESS and you have one or both plugins WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache then please read on:A security hole that allows anyone to execute any command on your WordPress server has been discovered in the WP Super Cache and W3 Total Cache plugins.  WHAT TO DO: Upgrade to the newest version of both these ... Read More »

6th May 2013
2 of our customers won in the Proudly .UK competition!

Were pleased to say that 2 of our customer won in Nominets proudly .UK prize draw this year!

Congratulations from all at PAC!

http://www.nominet.org.uk/registrars/registrarresources/prizedraw/winners/

www.pacwebhosting.co.uk

6th Feb 2012
Christmas Opening Hours 2011

Our offices will be closed over the Christmas period from Wednesday the 21st of December 2011 until the 3rd of January 2012During this time we will continue to provide support 24x7 via the normal method of obtaining support via our support ticket system.To raise a ticket in our support system simply do this online via our website ... Read More »

19th Dec 2011
Important Housekeeping!

Do you use any of the following? Zen Cart - Wordpress - Gallery1 - Gallery2 Phpbb2 - Phpbb3 - Joomla - Moodle Or indeed any other similar applications? If you do then you need to go and ensure your versions of these and indeed any plugins etc are the latest available and if they are not upgrade them without delay. You need to go and do ... Read More »

27th Jun 2011
Using com_google 1.4 in Joomla? Read this your website is at risk!

Hi One of our customers websites was compromised via an unreported vulnerability in com_google 1.4 in Joomla which allowed a malicious party to upload files into their hosting. The only solution as 1.4 is the latest version at the time of writing is to remove this component completely from your Joomla install. Regards Arnoldus van ... Read More »

10th May 2011
Using VirtueMart in Joomla? You should read this to prevent your website being used to send spam!

If you currently use VirtueMart with Joomla then you need to do two things: 1,Turn off the recommend a friend feature as spammers are actively looking for websites using VirtueMart to abuse this feature to send spam and ultimately it could get the PAC server you are on blacklisted and also your domain name. 2, You have to also edit the ... Read More »

2nd Oct 2010