Welcome to BlackHost, a small website focused on technology and security, offering open source programs and free anonymous services available also on the dark side of the web.
Sunday 12th December 2021 - Security Hardening#109
BlackHost has now enforced encryption on all traffic towards its services: plaintext connections will either be redirected to a secure channel or dropped.
Specifically this applies for the web interfaces and the mail server.
The mailserver security has also been hardened, implementing DNSSEC, DANE TLSA and dropping connections using weak protocols.
Friday 14th May 2021 - SPAM Abuse#108
Due the repetitive service abuse, BlackHost has put some restrictions on the number of outgoing emails per user.
Hopefully this small change will pass unnoticed by polite users.
Tuesday 11th May 2021 - Onion Email SSL#107
The email service facing the TOR network with the v3 address can be now accessed using SMTPS, POP3S and IMAPS.
Monday 10th May 2021 - Onion v3 SSL Certificate#106
BlackHost has now implemented a verified SSL certificate for its onion v3 address, which is now the set as the default Onion-Location.
Since HTTPS traffic hasn't been enforced yet, you can either try the new certificate manually or you can try it by clicking here.
Furthermore, as the deprecation of the old onion addresses approaches, soon all traffic will be gradually redirected to the new address.
And soon all traffic will enforce encryption.
Tuesday 4th May 2021 - Mailboxes Quota Support#105
The mailboxes now come with a storage quota, visible also in the webmail.
Monday 26th April 2021 - v3 Email Addresses#104
BlackHost has now extended its email support to its TOR v3 Address.
Every mailbox now comes with three associated emails (all synchronized on the server, and so almost interchangeable):
Thursday 11th February 2021 - New TOR v3 address#103
Soon onion v2 addresses will be no longer supported, precisely, in October 2021, that’s why BlackHost has put its efforts in order to generate a new v3 address: blackhost7pws76u6vohksdahnm6adf7riukgcmahrwt43wv2drvyxid.onion.
With that, the hidden service migration has officially started and soon the v3 address support will be extended to all of BlackHost services.
Friday 22nd January 2021 - Bat to Exe Source and Files Upload#102
Fortunately enough the source code of a beta version of the Bat to Exe has been found and, after having been partially rewritten, it is now complete and you can now download it.
Also, due the repetitive abuse of the Files Upload service BlackHost is no longer allowing uploads form the TOR network. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Friday 4th December 2020 - IPv6 Reconfiguration#101
BlackHost has restored its IPv6 support!
Tuesday 24th November 2020 - Bug Fix in the Email System#100
Some bugs concerning the new email addresses registration have been fixed. Important some mailboxes may be reassigned in the next few days because, due small misconfiguration error, they were assigned a wrong user-defined address. BlackHost apologizes for the inconvenience.
Wednesday 28th October 2020 - Port Scanner Source Code#99
The source code of the Port Scanner has been released, check it out!
Thursday 15th October 2020 - Published Source Codes#98
Saturday 3rd October 2020 - Programs are Back#97
The programs section has been restored, you can now download all of the programs that used to be here!
The source code of the programs will be released soon, and it will be announced in the main page.
Sadly some source codes have been lost, so there will be available only the binaries until their code will be rewritten, these unfortunate programs are the Autoclicker, the Bat to Exe converter and the Flooder.
As now, the Files Upload section hasn't implemented any encryption method, and since BlackHost may be considered responsible for the content on his server, despite declines any responsibility for any content uploaded by others, this is a remainder that it's strictly forbidden to upload content that is considered illegal under the italian jurisdiction. All illegal content will be removed, sorry.
Back in 2019 the website was already taken down for it's programs and this hopefully won't happen again.
Wednesday 30th September 2020 - Comments Restored and Other Minor Fixes#96
The comments functionality has been restored on the website, also after a delicate work BlackHost managed to recover almost all of the comments that were lost after the old server migration occured on the 29th March 2019. Sadly, these recovered comments date could be altered by some days.
Other minor bug fixes, such as correcting the display of the user list and fixing the user registration form, have been applied.
Tuesday 15th September 2020 - Email Server on the TOR Network#95
The email server is online again.
It was entirely moved on the TOR network: your primary email address would be @blackhost5xlrhev.onion.
But, as before, it will still be accessible from the clearnet domains mail.blackhost.xyz and blackhost.xyz (as well as blackhost5xlrhev.onion).
This new configuration allows the server to send emails to both the onion network and the clearnet, in addition to ensuring more security.
BlackHost apologises again for the inconveniences that led to a long period of downtime the email service and sincerely hopes to be found by all the old users.
It wasn't yet the end of the journey, it was just a new beginning!
Thursday 10th September 2020 - Online Again!#94
After having been offline for a while, BlackHost is finally online again!
Friday 29th March 2019 - New Libre Server#93
BlackHost has been down due server updates, but now it runs only free software!
The mail system is under maintenance, it will be moved entirely on the TOR network.
Thursday 31st January 2019 - Website Blocked#92
The clearnet website 'blackhost.xyz' has been taken down by the .XYZ registry.
Friday 29th September 2017 - New server!#91
BlackHost has now a new self-hosted dedicated server!
The security of the server and it's services were heavily improved: now all the website content is on a full encrypted disk.
The mailserver was successfully set up and the onion domain has no longer network problems.
There is also something new... an IRC Server! Accessible from irc.blackhost.xyz on ports 6667 and 6697 (SSL)
Tuesday 10th January 2017 - Happy New Year 2017#90
Happy new year to all!
Sorry for didn't have sent any newsletter, but there aren't so many things to say and also times are getting hard and free time for developing this website is decresing :(.
Unfortunately the website is still under revision and the work is progressing slowly.
- Custom settings
- Main page
- Page handling structure
- Url rewrite-friendly structure
- User page & class
Bad news for the programs, many of them (or maybe all) will be removed due some bugs (error exception are not handled properly), and also because they are out-of-date and with the evolution of the Windows OS, they might not work properly.
However if you want to get a copy of the programs or even the source code, you have just to Contact Me.
Saturday 19th November 2016 - Working Hard#89
BlackHost is apparently inactive but is really hard working for improving the CMS structure, it is a very hard work but finally when it will be completed you will be able to view, download and also contribute to the source code of the project!
So the website in the next weeks / months may be unavailable, sorry for the inconvenience.
Monday 12th September 2016 - Chatroom#88
The Chat script was updated: on an user' suggestion was implemented the possibility to create and change rooms and an anti-flood feature!
Thursday 8th September 2016 - Games Section#87
The Games Section was removed and replaced by the Hacker Game.
Wednesday 7th September 2016 - User System#86
Saturday 3rd September 2016 - Donation & Fixes#85
The Donation Page was restored, under a request of a user :D Some bugs were fixed.
Friday 26th August 2016 - Chat fixed#84
Some errors in the chat were fixed and the donation page has been removed.
Wednesday 24th August 2016 - Onion Webmail#83
Now you can also access to the webmail from the TOR network at this link: blackhost5xlrhev.onion.
This service is homemade so sometimes it could be not accessible, however there's still the clearnet webmail accessible form this link.
For creating a new email address you have just to register at this link.
Monday 15th August 2016 - Webmail#82
BlackHost has just implemented to the User system a webmail.
Register now to get a custom email address @blackhost.xyz!
For those ones that were already subscribed, who have recived some emails I apologize, there were an error in the foreach loop and in the PHPMailer.
Sunday 31st July 2016 - PGP Encryption#81
Now on BlackHost you can encrypt and decrypt your email or messsages with the PGP encryption, using this script.
Tuesday 28th June 2016 - Chat script#80
The chat script was updated and totally changed: now it is dynamic, with a fast Ajax and PHP JSON structure, and it works also with the user system!
Friday 3rd June 2016 - Newsletter#79
There were some problems with the newsletter script. Please if you can, tell me if you have recived the email correctly, and how many email have you recived
Sorry for the inconvenience.
Monday 23rd May 2016 - Messagging system#78
BlackHost has now implemented to the user system the messagging system, with which you can send messages to other users, view your inbox messages and other functions!
Wednesday 11th May 2016 - Comment System & RC4#77
The Comment System were updated and some bugs were fixed. There is also a new encryption / decryption script for the RC4 encryption method.
Wednesday 27th April 2016 - User Page#76
BlackHost has just implemented an User System where you can create you account, login and view your submitted comments!
Monday 18th April 2016 - Comment System#75
The comment system has now avatars/identicons for the users and a new style!
Tuesday 15th March 2016 - New script#74
Now if you want resolve a domain or an IP address, you can do it here!
Monday 14th March 2016 - Restyling#73
The navigation bar has a new style and it's also more responsive to mobile devices, for a better user experience!
Saturday 27th February 2016 - Paste Bin#72
XSS vulnerability fixed in the Pastebin script.
Saturday 20th February 2016 - Download Link#71
Friday 12th February 2016 - Mega update!#70
BlackHost has done a very big update:
- All the games were removed, except the Hacker Game
- All the sections of the website were reorganized: now are all MySQL based
- Bug fixes in the whole website
- New scripts: Password Strength Meter, Pastebin and others more...
- New softwares: Autoclicker, Bat to Exe converter, File Crypter, Flooder, Port Scanner and the Steganographer
- New sub-categories: Converters, Crypters, String Tools and Web Tools
- Removed Miscellaneous section
- The Search Engine has got a new graphic
- The Hacker Game has got new levels
If you find find any bugs on BlackHost (404 pages, not working scripts, grammatical errors), please Contact Me :D
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