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The OpenSSL Heartbleed Vunerability


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- Like most UNIX/Linux service providers, pair Networks makes use of OpenSSL for Web and e-mail encryption. Last week, when the tech community was made aware of a vulnerability in OpenSSL, pair Networks immediately took action. Some of our servers — those running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS — were vulnerable. Patching of...

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pair Networks Introduces Web Inspector Service!


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- Web Inspector service is now available at pair Networks. With Web Inspector you get: Malware Scanning and More Web Inspector scans your website every day, looking for known viruses and malware. If malware or viruses are found, an e-mail notification will be sent to you from Web Inspector right away....

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ShopSite Version 12 Now Available!


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- ShopSite 12 is now availble for customers with ShopSite-enabled hosting. Below are some of the new or enhanced features found in ShopSite 12: New Mobile-Friendly Themes ShopSite 12 includes six new store themes that automatically adjust to accommodate customers shopping on phones and tablets. Back Office Redesign The ShopSite 12...

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New Regulations Require Contact Information Verification


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- Why is this happening? The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) has updated the contract that all registrars, including pairNIC, must sign in order to have the right to register domain names. With this contract update, there are new requirements regarding collecting and keeping accurate contact information from...

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Happy Anniversary to Us – pair Celebrates 18 Years!


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- Hi, this is Kevin Martin, CEO and founder of pair Networks, Inc. Each January, my company has another anniversary, and I write an article for the newsletter, and this year is no exception. I continue to marvel at the longevity and strength of this company, which has its roots in...

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October is Health and Wellness Month at pair Networks


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- Throughout the month of October, pair Networks’ staff celebrated our first official health and wellness month. With this came a series of informative, fun activities and gatherings geared towards benefiting the health, happiness, and well-being of our staff. We indulged in massages, lunch and learn seminars, and one-on-one talks from...

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SXSW Eco Conference 2013


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- For the third consecutive year, we ventured to Austin, TX in support of the annual SXSW Eco Conference. As in years past, the conference and city of Austin did not disappoint. For the past two years, pair Networks and staff have participated in the Eco Exhibition, giving us the opportunity...

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pair Sponsors Pedal PGH 2013


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- Since 1994, Pedal Pittsburgh has been the region’s premier bicycle event for folks looking for a fun, relaxed ride through some of Pittsburgh’s historic neighborhoods and beautiful cityscape. But for the great people from BikePGH, a local non-profit committed to bicycle advocacy, this is more than just a ride, it’s...

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ICANN Updates: pairNIC Introduces Changes to WHOIS Services


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- On Tuesday, August 27th, we will be releasing a few updates that may affect our customers currently using port 43, the text-based Whois server, Whois.pairnic.com. Among these updates, you will notice a new output format. All registrars are now being required to update their Whois information to match a standardized...

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Upcoming ICANN Changes: How This Will Affect You


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- Over the next several months the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a nonprofit organization responsible for the coordination of the global Internet’s systems of unique identifiers, will be making some changes that will require pairNIC (and all other Domain Name Registrars) to modify a few things that...

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