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Run server side script on schedule for hosted asp.net application

I'm in the process of deploying my first website which is written is ASP.NET. I need to run a server side script at set intervals during the day which updates a database even if there is nobody using ...
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Do web hosting companies allow server-side scripts to make external data requests?

I'm currently ready to deploy an asp.net website and looking at web hosting companies. The C# code behind periodically uses HttpWebRequest to pull data from an external website to insert into a SQL ...
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IIS executes “malicious.asp;.txt” as ASP file. What the?

I investigated a situation where 300+ websites hosted on an IIS server were pwned by a hacker. Investigation led me to a text file that contained malicious ASP-classic code. The file was named ...