Drupal Critical Update: Drupalgeddon2

The security audit team at Drupal has released a critical patch for the popular content management system. The patch will fix a bug named Drupalgeddon2, discovered by Jasper Mattson – an employee of Drupal. According to Drupal, the attackers can...

/ April 28, 2018
SSL Featured

What is a SSL?

Websites store sensitive information for many different reasons, the most common being when a visitor registers for a new account, updates account information or when a payment is made. This information is captured on the front-end of a website usually...

/ March 24, 2018

Announcing 2 Factor Authentication Client Login

BigScoots is proud to announce that we're now able to offer enhanced security when accessing our BigScoots portal with 2 Factor Authentication (2FA). What is 2 Factor Authentication (2FA)? Traditionally to access an account, you would need 2 things –...

/ February 24, 2018

10 Gigabit Network Upgrade

BigScoots has come a long way since our inception 9 years ago. This month we have achieved another major milestone by upgrading our network infrastructure to support redundant 10Gbps throughout. We always aim to provide the highest level of service...

/ February 16, 2018

Fully Managed WordPress Hosting

Do You Need Fully Managed WordPress Hosting? If you’re looking for WordPress hosting services for the first time, you have probably come across many providers selling Managed WordPress plans (just like BigScoots!), and no two providers are the same! Naturally,...

/ February 8, 2018

What is Optimized WordPress Hosting?

Most Managed WordPress hosting services claim to provide you with a completely optimized WordPress environment. It's extremely important and substantially improves your load times if its done correctly, but what exactly does it mean to be completely optimized and how...

/ February 6, 2018

Free SSL’s for Everyone!

As a lot of you may have already noticed, we are now offering free SSL certificates thanks to a certificate authority known as LetsEncrypt.  These certificates provide you with the same level of encryption as all other certificates out there. We...

/ March 5, 2017

vBulletin 5 Security Update

vBulletin has released a security patch to resolve a security related issue with vBulletin 5 Connect which affects versions Versions 5.1.4 through 5.1.9.  It is advised to patch the install immediately and if running on version 5.1.4, vBulletin states to do...

/ November 3, 2015

Magento Security Update

Magento has recently released a security patch: SUPEE-6788.  This patch resolves 10 security related issues that should be put into effect right away.  We will be more than happy to apply the patch for you, if you require our assistance please do...

/ October 27, 2015

Backups just got a whole lot better!

Ladies and Gentlemen, please join BigScoots  in saying goodbye to Idera (aka R1Soft) and hello to Restore Manager by GK-Root. At BigScoots we are constantly looking to provide you with the best tools to make your ride with us as...

/ October 5, 2015