The Great Firewall of China May Censor Even More

China may be making it even harder for global organizations to market products and services to Chinese consumers. The Chinese ministry of Industry and Information Technology has released a proposal to censor any domain names not registered within China. These domains would be automatically blocked by the great firewall of China. While the proposal states…

Sydney, Australia and Beijing, China Monitoring Locations Added

Dotcom-Monitor has added two new monitoring locations: Sydney, Australia *      IPv4: 101.0.86.43          IPv6: 2401:fc00:0:115::2 Beijing, China                IPv4: 119.90.54.225     IPv6: NA Dotcom-Monitor always strives to meet the expanding needs of our clients, so if you have a need for additional monitoring locations,…

Mobile Browsers and Manual Script Editing Now Available

Monitor Websites with Mobile Browser Scripts UserView Scripts now support over 40 different mobile device browsers including: This new feature emulates the individual browsers by changing the user agent, the screen size, the display resolution and pixel ratio,  and a mobile pointer replaces the mouse icon with touch emulation. With the addition of these mobile…

Reddit Detected Down

Dotcom-Monitor has detected that Reddit.com has gone down on 3/10/2016 around 8:30 PM CST, returning a 503 error “all of our servers are busy right now”.  This seemed to be a complete outage from all locations around the US until approximately 9:05 PM CST.RedditDown

GLibC DNS Exploit in Unix/Linux Machines

A DNS related exploit of Unix and Linux based operating systems has been gaining attention lately. The vulnerability exploits a bug in the GNU C library commonly referred to as the GLibC, serves as the core C library for many flavors of Linux and Unix based operating systems. This library is commonly used in linux…

Network Solutions Name Servers Currently Experiencing DNS Resolution Issues

Dotcom-Monitor has detected that some customers of Network Solutions using name servers such as NS46.WORLDNIC.COM and NS53.WORLDNIC.COM are experiencing intermittent issues.  Occasionally resolution attempts to the servers return improper results by pointing multiple unrelated websites to 141.8.225.31.  To see if this affects your site you can look for this result using the free DNS trace on www.dotcom-tools.com as well as in a…