28,000 GoDaddy Hosting Accounts Compromised

On 4 May 2020, GoDaddy, one of the world’s largest website hosting providers, disclosed that the SSH credentials of approximately 28,000 GoDaddy hosting accounts were compromised by an unauthorised attacker. SSH, while extremely secure if configured correctly, can allow logins with either a username/password combination, or a username and a public/private key pair. In the…

Earth Day 2020 – 50th Anniversary

On Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary, everyone will be reflecting more so than ever on our relationship with the planet. Millions across the globe will be drawing their attention to the challenges the earth faces and highlighting the importance of the health of the planet. While we find ourselves having to spend more time than ever…

Beware of #ZoomBombing

Recent reports claim that some Zoom video calls have been hacked by internet pranksters and trolls, known as “Zoombombing”. This is where someone successfully invades a public or sometimes even private meeting over the videoconferencing platform to broadcast shock videos, pornography, or other disruptive content. With more, and more of the world increasingly in self-isolation or quarantining…

Covid-19 Update: We are still open

Silver Mountain is closely monitoring the situation around COVID-19 and following all guidance issued by the UK Government. The safety and wellbeing of our partners, clients and staff is our priority. In line with Government guidance, our team is now working from home and we are contactable in the usual way by phone or email.…