[MageReport] Release 20180726.1 – Updated Creditcard Hijack check

Updated Creditcard Hijack check We have updated the Creditcard Hijack check to identify several different instances of newly discovered creditcard skimming malware. Other Several minor UI improvements.

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Release 5504: PHP 7.2 available on Hypernode

Today we’re making PHP 7.2 available on Hypernode. In our previous changelogs some of the changes we did to incorporate this new version into our platform were described, and today we will be adding the option for customers to change to this new version in their production environment. The new PHP version will not be […]

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Release 5502: More PHP extension updates for PHP 7.2

As mentioned yesterday, we’re currently in the process of adding PHP 7.2 support to the Hypernode platform. In this release we have updated some more PHP extensions to add PHP 7.2 compatibility. We have compiled php-ext-snappy for PHP 7.2 and will be updating it from 0.1.9-1 to 0.1.9-2 on all Hypernodes. Snappy is the default […]

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Release 5498: Preparations for PHP 7.2

Now that Magento 2.3 is on the horizon we are preparing our platform for PHP 7.2. In Magento 2.3 support for PHP 7.0 will be dropped and support for 7.2 will be added. As described in our changelog for PHP 7.1, upgrading to PHP 7.2 will be a bit more involved than upgrading to the […]

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[MageReport] Release 20180719.1 – Updated checks and new look & feel

Updated Brute Force Attacks check We have expanded the Brute Force Attacks check to scan additional paths for publicly available admin login pages. Please refer to our updated article for more information on how to protect your Magento installation from brute-force attacks. Updated Creditcard Hijack check We have updated the Creditcard Hijack check to identify several different […]

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Release 5481: More efficient fail2ban, sftp logs readable by app user

In this release we have backported a new version of fail2ban from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) onto our (Xenial) platform. We noticed that on some nodes the fail2ban database would grow to a disproportional size over time. This was because of a bug in the Xenial 0.9.3 version of fail2ban where the purging of […]

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Release 5469: Log rotation and improved memory management

We’ve made several changes to our log rotation setup in this release. Here is a summary of the most important changes. Log rotation for SFTP We have noticed several Hypernodes gradually filling up their disk because the SFTP logs grew out of proportions. We prevent this by enabling log rotation on the SFTP logs. When […]

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Release 5419: Reconfigured worker_processes count for NGINX

In this release we have increased the NGINX worker process count for larger nodes. We used to have a hard-coded value of 4 for all Hypernodes, which was based on early benchmarks from long ago when we didn’t offer large nodes like those in the Excellence line yet. But for nodes with more than a […]

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Release 5385: Behind the scenes improvements and other changes

This week we’ve been quite busy working on some behind the scenes improvements for the platform. Although there won’t be any noticeable impact for users, these type of changes are important because they make it so that Hypernode and its peripheral systems remain stable and can keep scaling as our user base grows. Summary of […]

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Release 5340: Block FTP access if only SFTP is used and other systems tweaks

Over the past two weeks we have deployed a range of performance based system tweaks as well as two new opt-in features that can be enabled and disabled per Hypernode. Blocking FTP access for when only SFTP is used For security reasons it might be desirable to block FTP access completely if only SFTP is […]

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