VPS: 5 reasons to use it

VPS hosting appears as an attractive opportunity for growing businesses. This is because it does not contain so many limitations, for example like shared hosting. Yet, it gives a fair amount of resources to archive outstanding performance without the need to purchase a dedicated hosting service. Therefore, medium-sized businesses and also big organizations, such as online stores, guarantee the advantages VPS hosting provides. So, let’s explain a little bit more about VPS and why it is worth consideration!

What is VPS?

Virtual Private Server, or just VPS for short, is a popular type of hosting in which one server hosts multiple different websites but individually. That means all of the websites share the same hardware (server), yet they won’t share resources, such as bandwidth, RAM, etc. Instead, each of them has its own dedicated virtual resources, including processor, storage.

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How to detect a Man-in-the-middle attack?

What is a Man-in-the-middle attack?

Man-in-the-Middle (or MITM) attack redirects user connection and private data from a trusted participant to an illegitimate third-party source. The most common targets of such attacks are:

  • E-commerce websites
  • Bank websites
  • SaaS companies

The attacker aims to redirect a user from a genuine website to a fraudulent website. They build it in such a way as to convince the victim to enter personal or login information. In recent years, the attackers evolved in creating convincing fake websites and quite well match the original website. That means users with more experience are also falling into the trap of MITM attacks. For instance, the victim thinks it is logging into their bank account or buying a product. But actually, the user is giving sensitive data to the criminal. Therefore, being watchful and careful is absolutely necessary.

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