[NA-Discuss] Shared Hosting vs VPS: How safe is your website
rguerra at privaterra.org
Wed Feb 6 13:10:33 UTC 2013
Using low cost hosting is to be avoid due to security issues and/or attacks that - will - take place.
Would recommend instead getting a domain name and then configuring the DNS entries so that site can be hosted via Google sites or blogspot - which is free.
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On 2013-02-06, at 7:52 AM, Glenn McKnight wrote:
> Hi All
> Recently I setup the ISOC Canada WordPress site at a Shared Hosting
> website due to price but upon research and discussion with Joly and
> others I discovered that Shared hosting opens your site to potential
> hacking. Research revealed that the site is shared with 3,500 others.
> Here is some research on the risk
> *Question: Is it worth the difference?*
> Upon discussion with the hosting company they don't have a VPS service to
> upgrade the account.
> When I did a WHOIS on the name this was the first thing I found. No
> response yet from the hosting company, Ticketed the item with their support
> on this issue as well. Almost feel hostage.
> Name FastDomain Inc. (R1455-LROR) StatusADDPERIOD, CLIENT TRANSFER
> PROHIBITED, TRANSFER PROHIBITED
> In conversation with Joly he recommeded a VPS site called GANDI for
> more secure hosting
> Also I found gatorhosting.com as well
> Glenn McKnight
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