Singapore Linodes are now available!

April 27, 2015 10:04 am

We’re very excited to announce the opening of our newest datacenter in Singapore! This marks Linode’s seventh datacenter, and is purpose-built to serve the already huge and growing markets in Southeast Asia, India, Australia, and surrounding regions. We’ve spent the majority of the past few months working on getting great connectivity to the Internet. Our Singapore network […]

The GHOST Vulnerability

January 28, 2015 6:57 pm

Heads up everybody – a Linux vulnerability known as GHOST (CVE-2015-0235), discovered by Qualys, has recently been publicized. This particular vulnerability is a nasty one, since it allows for remote code execution. The vulnerability has been exhaustively documented in this Security Advisory, which you may find interesting. In short, the vulnerability exists within glibc in __ns_hostname_digits_dots(), which deals with hostname resolution […]

Linode Datacenter Expansion

January 16, 2015 2:54 pm

Happy New Year! 2014 was a great year at Linode and we’re very excited about all the projects we have planned for 2015.  Here’s a sneak peek at our datacenter expansion plans. Singapore, SG First, we’ll be expanding our presence in the Asia-Pacific region with a datacenter in Singapore. This new deployment will support all of […]

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 […]