Cira Maintenance

Just letting everyone know that cira is upgrading to their new platform today (Feb 5th 2019). As a result all .ca domain changes and registrations will be down until approx 2PM PST. We appreciate your patience while we wait for cira to finish the upgrade. 

- Canhost.ca Support Team

5th Feb 2019
Intel Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

What are Meltdown and Spectre?   Meltdown and Spectre are vulnerabilities in the design of modern CPUs. The details of these vulnerabilities were published on the 4th of January, 2018. These exploits allow an attacker to use a specially crafted application to reveal the contents of system and application memory. These attacks work because the ... Read More »

11th Jan 2018
CAA Records now supported!!

Good news! We've recently upgraded our DNS servers and now support CAA records. The client area doesn't yet support this but give us a shout and we'll get a CAA record added to your domain. Adding security to your domain is just a call away!
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#RFC6844 #DNS #kelownatech #kelowna #security #hostingcompany #hosting #domainnames

15th Sep 2017
Not all our work is done in the dungeons datacenter!

Sometimes setting up internet for clients provides some epic views!
Internet Install views

16th Aug 2017
cPanel 11.40 EOL Notice

Notice: 11.40 Now EOL, 11.42 to EOL in 3 Months cPanel & WHM software version 11.40 has now reached End of Life. In accordance with our EOL policy [http://go.cpanel.net/longtermsupport], 11.40 will continue functioning on servers. The last release of cPanel & WHM 11.40, 11.40.1.22, will remain on our mirrors indefinitely. However, no ... Read More »

31st Oct 2014
New Shared hosting/Re-sellers tool

At I-Guru / Canhost we strive to provide above and beyond security and confidence for our clients. Unlike other hosting providers we include in our packages Hardware Intrusion ,virus and spam protection at one level and local log monitoring and active dynamic blocking of ip addresses when violations are detected. Unfortunately sometimes you may ... Read More »

23rd Aug 2014
The Heart Bleed Exploit SSL

This announcement is for VPS and Dedicated Clients! Priotrity HIGHplease read the following if you require assistance with the updates open a support ticket. Canhost shared clients that do not manage the server systems and Canhost.ca were not affected.If you are at all concerned with your site recreate your private key and ... Read More »

8th Apr 2014
Wordpress Security

Hello Everyone, Looks like there was a security issue with the better-wp-security plugin. More details at the link below, but basically it allowed hackers to execute code and insert infomation into the database, it's been patched as long as your running latest version you should be ... Read More »

3rd Mar 2014
Wordpress Distributed brute force attack

As of 11am eastern time this morning we are monitoring the largest distributed brute force attack on WordPress installations that we've seen to date. The real-time attack map on www.wordfence.com became so busy that we've had to throttle the amount of traffic we show down to 4% of actual traffic. A brute force attack is when an attacker tries ... Read More »

10th Feb 2014