On April 7 a serious security vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160), code name Heartbleed, was disclosed in the OpenSSL library. Like much of the internet, I responded to this critical issue by conducting a security review of our servers to ensure my friends and clients are safe.
For the majority of websites, a shared hosting account is sufficient. However, if you have a high traffic website or are hosting an E-Commerce store, it is highly recommended to opt for a VPS hosting account. Read more to discover the important differences.