Here’s why you need a VPS if you’re a Forex Trader

First up, what is Forex VPS?  A Virtual Private Server is simply a fancy way of saying a ‘cloud-based desktop PC’.  As a user you’ll pay a monthly charge for your virtual machine; your virtual computer, that stays online 24/7 and never shuts down, that you can access for a variety of purposes.  One of […]

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – CVE-2019-1181, CVE-2019-1182, CVE-2019-1222, and CVE-2019-1226

Microsoft has announced a set of critical Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) security vulnerabilities. RDP on Microsoft Server 2008/2012, Windows 7 and newer versions of Windows are affected. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by connecting to the target system using the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and sending specially crafted requests. This vulnerability is pre-authentication […]

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – CVE-2019-0708

Microsoft has announced a critical Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) security vulnerability. RDP on Microsoft Server 2008/2008 R2 and Windows 7 are affected. Microsoft has also issued patches for End-of-Life operating systems Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by connecting to the target system using the Remote Desktop Protocol […]

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Windows 2016 is now available

Windows 2016 is now available for ordering! If you are interested in a Microsoft Windows 2016 based VPS head over to the order page > https://fxvm.net/en/forex-vps-hosting

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Windows CredSSP Remote Desktop Connection Error

We have received some reports from customers who are receiving a Windows Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) authentication error connecting to their VPS. This error is coming from a forced RDP client security update released from Microsoft in March 2018 that is now being enforced. The following error is realized when connecting from a patched client […]

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Microsoft Updates April 2018

Microsoft released new Windows updates this week.  Looking at the list of updates this month there is an important Windows RDP service security vulnerability announced.  An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the RDP service on the target VPS to stop responding.    There are also other important security updates and all should […]

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Skrill Payment Gateway On Hold

Unfortunately, we’re having difficulty with the Skrill payment gateway and have suspended new orders until further notice. They’re presently refusing to allow us to make withdrawals, and after viewing the reviews on Trust Pilot we’re very concerned about the future Skrill. We recommend using Paypal or Coingate as alternative payment gateways until further notice.

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Now offering Windows Server 2016!

We have begun to sell dedicated servers with the Windows Server 2016 operating system. If you would like to order a dedicated server with Windows 2016 you will find it available on the order form.  https://fxvm.net/en/dedicated-forex-server

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New IXP (Internet exchange point) in New York

We have added a new IXP (Internet exchange point) in New York.  This will reduce the routing path and lower the network latency to many New York brokers.

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FXVM Introduces BitCoin Payments!

At FXVM we’re continually innovating and moving with client demand. It’s one of the many things that separates us from your slow moving competitors. You have spoken loud and clear, what you want is: – Rock solid reliability – Low latency to major brokers – 24hr support – Simple payment options Adding BitCoin as a […]

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Microsoft Updates January 2017

Microsoft released a few new Windows updates this last week. It’s a very light month with only a few and none of them are relevant as far as any risk to our VPS. The SANS Internet Storm Center (ISC) has the best quick overview of the updates each month. https://isc.sans.edu/forums/diary/January+2017+Microsoft+Patch+Tuesday/21915/ Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms17-jan.aspx

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New server location – Amsterdam, Netherlands

We are pleased to announce that we are now offering VPS (virtual) as well as dedicated servers in Amsterdam, Netherlands.   We are co-locating servers in Equinix data center Amsterdam (AM6).  A number of MT4 brokers have co-located a data center (DC) node in Amsterdam so this location may provide the lowest latency to some […]

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Microsoft Updates November 2016

Microsoft released new Windows updates last week. Looking at the list of updates this month there are none remotely exploitable externally (from outside the VPS) with the default configuration of our VPS. However, there are web browser vulnerabilities for Internet Explorer which could be remotely exploited if you visited a website with malicious code and […]

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Microsoft Updates October 2016

Microsoft released new Windows updates this week. Looking at the list of updates this month there are none remotely exploitable externally (from outside the VPS) with the default configuration of our VPS. However, there are web browser vulnerabilities for Internet Explorer which could be remotely exploited if you visited a website with malicious code and […]

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Microsoft Updates September 2016

Microsoft released new Windows updates this week. Looking at the list of updates this month there are none remotely exploitable externally (from outside the VPS) with the default configuration of our VPS. However, there are web browser vulnerabilities for Internet Explorer which could be remotely exploited if you visited a website with malicious code and […]

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Microsoft Updates August 2016

Microsoft released new Windows updates last week. Looking at the list of updates this month there are none remotely exploitable externally (from outside the VPS) with the default configuration of our VPS. However, there are web browser vulnerabilities for Internet Explorer which could be remotely exploited if you visited a website with malicious code and […]

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