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TCP SACK flaws in Linux and FreeBSD

TCP SACK flaws in Linux and FreeBSD

On June 17, 2019, Netflix researchers announced three vulnerabilities that have been discovered in the FreeBSD and Linux kernels. The vulnerabilities gives attackers the possibility to induce a denial-of-service by clogging network I/O on affected systems. This attack will result in a system crash of the server or instance. Since the announcement, our engineers have been mapping out the impact of these vulnerabilities and have taken several measures to protect the Fuga Cloud services.
Intel's Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) Vulnerability

Intel's Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) Vulnerability

Yesterday evening, Intel issued a statement about multiple vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs. This concerns vulnerabilities that fall under Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) (also known as ZombieLoad, RIDL and Fallout). Since the announcement of this news, our engineers have been mapping out the measures that need to be taken to minimize the impact on Fuga Cloud services. We also closely follow the updates from Intel in order to provide maximum protection for the platform and your environment.
Fuga Cloud Platform Release 2 now in beta, test it for free

Fuga Cloud Platform Release 2 now in beta, test it for free

Beta period is closed. Release 2 went into production on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. We are proud to announce that our complete redesign of Fuga Cloud Platform has now moved to Public Beta. Don’t miss out and test our renewed cloud platform for free. Please don’t forget to provide us with your feedback, we do need it! Enhanced technology, incredible performance As mentioned above, the complete platform has been redesigned.
Start of new trainees 2019

Start of new trainees 2019

Fuga Cloud finds that it’s essential for students to get a healthy dose of practical experience on the work floor and get hands-on experience with the technologies and methodologies of today. That’s why, every year, we offer some lucky students the change to gain that experience in one of our scrum teams in an informal but professional work environment. Introducing This week Ludo started his internship at Fuga Cloud. Ludo is 19 years old and is in the 2nd year of his study Software Engineering at the HvA.
Fuga Cloud team wishes everybody Happy Holidays and a prosperous 2019

Fuga Cloud team wishes everybody Happy Holidays and a prosperous 2019

2018 - Looking back on a great year 2018 has been a great year! Our loyal customer base continued to grow and we had to expand our cloud platform several times this year. Resulting in more compute resources, a lot of extra storage and improved performance all round. The upgrades were completed without any disruption to our platform. Our cloud platform has proven to be rock-solid and resilient. We added an SLA to our services with an uptime guarantee of 99,99% and updated our Terms of Use to be GDPR ready.
Foreshadow vulnerabilities

Foreshadow vulnerabilities

Last Thursday Intel published details regarding three vulnerabilities presented in certain Intel processors. These vulnerabilities are identified as CVE-2018-3615 (for SGX) , CVE-2018-3620 (for operation systems and SMM) and CVE-2018-3646 (for virtualization) . At Fuga Cloud we utilize Intel CPU architectures to provide our customers with a compute platform. And as many other cloud providers, Fuga Cloud may be affected by these vulnerabilities. Solution In order to be protected against these vulnerabilities, it's necessary that the operation system as well as the hypervisor and the CPU microcode of the physical server are provided with updates.
Vulnerabilities in multiple CPU architectures (updated Jan, 18th)

Vulnerabilities in multiple CPU architectures (updated Jan, 18th)

Update Jan 18th This morning, January 18th at 06:00 CET, the implementation of the security patch for our network controllers didn’t go as expected. After patching and restarting the control layer at 07:15 CET, networking encountered a bug. It took us until 08:13 CET to get networking operational. From this point on, there were no issues with running services, however, our API backend remained unstable until 13:15 CET. The timeline is available on our status page.
Fuga Cloud introduces Fuga Academy

Fuga Cloud introduces Fuga Academy

We are always looking for opportunities to help our customers to get the most out of Fuga Cloud. So we have developed the Fuga Academy. Here you can find the Getting Started, lots of tutorials, Fuga Articles and much more. VISIT THE FUGA ACADEMY​ We are very curious what you think of it. I would appreciate it if you take a second to give feedback throughout the feedback button. In this way, we can ensure that the Academy is a great success.
Earn €50 for every friend you invite

Earn €50 for every friend you invite

Let your friends get familiar with Fuga Cloud for free and earn €50 Fuga Cloud credit. How do I start? Please visit our referral program page and fill out the form. After submitting the form your friend will receive an invitation and his/her €50 of Fuga Cloud credit to get started. When do I receive my Fuga Cloud credit? After your friend’s registration he/she has 6 months to spend at least €50 (excluding promo credit) in order for you to earn your €50 Fuga Cloud credit.
We celebrate Fuga’s second birthday

We celebrate Fuga’s second birthday

Today, we celebrate Fuga’s second birthday. If you ask us what makes a party a real party, then our answer is that there are always presents. So we want to give something back to our (future) customers. We have decided to mark this milestone with the inclusion of free traffic in our flavors: ​ C1 Micro: 2TB free traffic C1 Tiny: 3TB free traffic C1 Small: 4TB free traffic C1 Medium: 5TB free traffic C1 Large: 6TB free traffic C1 XLarge: 7TB free traffic C1 XXLarge: 8TB free traffic