VPS Hosting & Cloudflare Railgun Now Available in Amsterdam!

Today’s announcement brings two very exciting improvements to our Amsterdam datacenter. Not only are we now offering our VPS hosting plans in Amsterdam but we also enabled Cloudflares Railgun network optimizer! These changes are a direct result of customer requests and feedback from what you wanted to see us offer.

I Amsterdam Indeed

I Amsterdam Indeed

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What’s New at Hawk Host June 2017

We’re been a bit quiet lately but we’re still working behind on the scenes on many great new features and improvements to our services here at Hawk Host.  Here’s just a quick run down of a few features that have recently became available to everyone.

Web Server mod_geoip Support

All of our servers now support mod_geoip which can allow you to make changes to your web site depending on the location of your users.  For example if you wanted to have all your users in the United States and Canada go to a different folder it be as easy as this:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{ENV:GEOIP_COUNTRY_CODE} ^(CA|US)$
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.mydomain.com/usca/$1 [L]

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Cloudflare Memory Leak Disclosure and Impact

As many of you are aware a recent Cloudflare memory leak was reported. This exploit resulted in sensitive encrypted data being viewable in plaintext primarily through major search engine caches but potentially in realtime as well. As of this posting the exploit has been fixed and we’re told no further disclosures are occurring.

Hawk Host utilizes Cloudflare services for its own web properties. We have searched extensively for any indication that our customers data was disclosed and have so far found no sign that we were personally affected by this exploit. We have also been told by Cloudflare directly that there is no indication from their side that our websites or properties were involved in the leak. We will continue to ensure this is the case through both our own research and working with Cloudflare and any new information they can provide us.

Despite there being no indication of information disclosure from our websites or properties we strongly recommend all customers change their passwords just to be safe. Please use the following URLs to complete your resets:

Client Area Password Reset URL
Forums Password Reset URL

For additional information regarding this exploit please refer to the following resources:

Official Cloudflare Incident Report
Initial Google Project Zero Issue
Hacker News Discussion

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Introducing cPanel 62

In the past 24 hours our team has been working diligently to deploy cPanel 62 to all our servers and we’re happy to announce this has now been completed.  As always cPanel updates brings new features and various improvements.
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O Canada! We’ve Opened Our First Canadian Hosting Datacenter in Toronto

O Canada, our home and native land. As many of you know we’re a Canadian based company and have been since we started hosting web sites over 10 years ago. While we’ve never offered hosting in Canada (strange, right?) that’s about to change. We’ve officially opened our first Canadian datacenter in Toronto, making it our 7th location for shared hosting. Starting today you and your new websites can call Toronto home too!

Hey Terrance! Hey Phillip! Who's the new guy?

Hey Terrance! Hey Phillip! Who’s the new guy?

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Happy Holidays! It’s Time for Our Christmas & Boxing Day Sale!

We’re here to make your holiday season a little bit better! The Christmas spirit is upon us and we’re going to spread that cheer your way by helping you sign up for our awesome hosting at a discount! This years holiday sales will feature one time discounts up to 50% and recurring discounts of up to 40%!

What a Gift!

What a Gift!

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PHP 7.1 Now Available on All Hosting Plans!

We’re happy to announce we now officially support PHP 7.1 on all our shared, reseller and semi-dedicated hosting services.  PHP 7.1 is the first point release in the 7.x series and it comes with many outstanding improvements and new features.

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2016 Black Friday Is Over But Cyber Weekend is Now Here

Black Friday has come and gone but the fantastic deals at Hawk Host are not quite over.  We’ll be running Cyber Weekend promotions all through the weekend including on Monday.

Every year we offer massive discounts on our already affordable hosting plans, giving both new and existing customers a chance to sign up for a new service at a fraction of our regular prices. This years specials are no different and you can save up to 70% on a new hosting plan. Whether you’re looking for shared, reseller, semi-dedicated, or VPS hosting our Cyber weekend discounts are certain to have something for you!
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Our 2016 Black Friday Web Hosting Sale is Live! Sign up Now!

We know you’ve all been waiting for this. It’s time for our Black Friday hosting specials! We’ve launched our sale a few hours early so you can start taking advantage of these great Black Friday coupons!

Every year we offer massive discounts on our already affordable hosting plans, giving both new and existing customers a chance to sign up for a new service at a fraction of our regular prices. This years specials are no different and you can save up to 70% on a new hosting plan. Whether you’re looking for shared, reseller, semi-dedicated, or VPS hosting our Black Friday discounts are certain to have something for you!

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Hawk Hosts 2016 Black Friday Hosting Specials!

As Black Friday approaches we wanted to provide you with a sneak peak of the discounts and savings we’ll be offering for this years sale. As always our Black Friday event offers the largest discounts of the year for new hosting orders. This years specials will feature discounts of up to 70% off your first payment along with recurring discounts up to 55%. By taking advantage of these discounts you can sign up for a new hosting plan for as little as $0.89/mo! That’s hard to beat!

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