POODLE SSL 3.0 Vulnerability

October 15, 2014 4:42 pm

Yesterday, Google published the discovery of an SSL 3.0 vulnerability named “POODLE.” This vulnerability allows an attacker to decrypt transferred data and successfully read plain text. While many browsers support newer, more secure protocols, an attacker can create connectivity issues, causing the browser to fall-back to the vulnerable SSL 3.0 protocol. Is Linode Infrastructure Vulnerable? […]

Linode Managed is even better than before!

September 30, 2014 11:12 am

Linode Managed is getting even better. With 24/7/365 incident response, backups, Longview Pro, application tuning and architecture advice, it’s already a great value. Now, three more upgrades, exclusive to Linode Managed customers, make it a better value than before: Linode Managed now includes free cPanel & WHM. Linode Managed now includes free site migrations. Linode Managed […]

‘Shellshock’ Bash vulnerability

September 29, 2014 1:44 pm

Over the last week, several vulnerabilities in GNU Bash have been discovered and are being referred to as “Shellshock”. Using these vulnerabilities an attacker can remotely execute commands, thereby compromising the machine. To make matters worse, many common configurations provide vectors for this attack, making it a serious problem. Many Linux distributions have already provided […]

Introducing Professional Services

August 26, 2014 10:04 am

Now you can hire us to perform your site migrations, server installs, one-off sysadmin tasks, and anything else you need. With this new service you’ll always have our expert staff available to perform system administration work for you. You submit a request, we work with you to define the requirements and scope, and then you receive […]

Linode Docs Now Open Source on GitHub

July 30, 2014 3:49 pm

Five years ago today we launched the Linode Library – a free, public resource for guides on subjects ranging from Linux basics to complex multi-system configurations. We’ve given our docs a much needed facelift in our new Guides & Tutorials section of our site. This new format should make finding and following the guides much easier. Our entire […]

Summer Conferences 2014

June 12, 2014 9:23 am

Linode will be exhibiting at several upcoming conferences this summer. Stop by our booth, chat up our crew and learn all about what’s new at Linode. Check out the full list below of where our team will be and we’ll see you there!   SouthEast LinuxFest | Charlotte, NC | June 21-23 Started in 2009, […]

Heartbleed OpenSSL Vulnerability

April 8, 2014 2:47 pm

On April 7, 2014 a vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160, also known as “Heartbleed”) was released that could allow attackers to view sensitive information in a server’s memory such as secret keys and passwords. Given the severity of this problem, Linode has taken the necessary steps to keep our customers and their information safe from potential attacks. Am […]

Spring Conferences 2014

February 21, 2014 11:35 am

This Spring we’ll be sponsoring several conferences. If you’ll be attending any of these events, stop by our booth to say hello and get some Linode swag! PyCon April 9-17 Booth #715 Montreal, Canada – For the 4th year in a row, Linode is pleased to sponsor PyCon US! PyCon is the largest annual gathering […]

Linode CLI

January 28, 2014 7:59 am

Having a variety of tools is important, especially when managing multiple systems and cloud services. Users and system administrators need to be in control and have the right tool for the job. Many times the tool of choice is the command line. Introducing Linode CLI We’re pleased to announce the official release of Linode CLI – […]

An old system and a SWAT team

January 19, 2014 8:01 pm

This is what Linode employees along with the fine men and women from the Galloway police department had to deal with this afternoon – their SWAT team storming the Linode office, forcing everyone out for about an hour while they performed a sweep of the building room to room, complete with an explosives-sniffing dog (who was […]