Dave Sonnie, Author at Togglebox
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Tips on Brute-force RDP Attacks and Remote Desktop Security

The number of brute-force attacks on Remote Desktop Protocol has skyrocketed in 2020. A sharp increase of people telecommuting during the COVID pandemic has attracted cybercriminals looking to take advantage of the surge of new work-from-home employees. At the start of 2020 we saw around 100,000 to 150,000 brute-force RDP attacks per day. By the…

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rDNS Management

New Feature: rDNS Management rDNS entries can now be managed directly from your manage.togglebox.com client area. Entries can be added, edited and removed instantly. You can manage rDNS for your IPs from your virtual server’s IPs tab, in the manage.togglebox.com client area. Access manage.togglebox.com

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Philadelphia Cluster CPU Flag Updates

Newly Available CPU Flags for Togglebox Cloud Servers Following up on our previous post, Enhanced CPU flags are now available in Philadelphia. Notable new flags are AES for encryption tasks and AVX512 for data crunching.  There are also hardware mitigation flags for various Intel CPU security vulnerabilities. In our tests on a standard NGINX web…

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New Disaster Recovery as a Service Clouds (DRaaS Clouds)

Disaster Proofing Your Cloud In a world where Malware, Ransomware, and Data Corruption can cripple your business, Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) has never been easier to implement. Our DRaaS Backups effortlessly provide top tier protection for your websites, applications, and data. With DRaaS Backups you protect yourself from data loss due to data…

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Newly Available CPU Flags for Togglebox Cloud Servers

Newly Available CPU Flags for Togglebox Cloud Servers One of the many benefits to our recent OnApp upgrades is extended support for CPU flags, which increases the features that are supported directly by the CPUs. The AES flag in particular is a great addition as it is integral to AES-based encryption, including VPNs and SSL.…

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Microsoft Windows 2008 End of Life

As you may have already heard, Microsoft is discontinuing support for Windows Server 2008 as of January 14, 2020, a process called “End of Life”. After this date official support of all versions of 2008 will end, including Microsoft Updates for security and vulerability patches. If you have any servers running Windows 2008 we strongly…

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