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Category: Security

 

Linux / Security

SSH commands for CSF – ConfigServer Security & Firewall

SSH commands for CSF ConfigServer Security & Firewall is a Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, Login/Intrusion Detection and Security application for Linux servers. CSF commands Basic commands of the CSF Firewall at command line, alternatively you can view the CSF command line options by using either: # man csf or # csf -h 1. Remove […]

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Hosting / Linux / Security

Block countries using CSF Firewall

There are two main ways to block a user from accessing a website. You can use mod_geoip, which is basically lines that you enter to your .htaccess file, or you can use the Firewall on the server to stop users from even accessing the site.

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Security / WordPress

SSL Partially Encrypted

This tutorial will discuss how to resolve the SSL Partially Encrypted error After installing an SSL, a commmon subsequent issue (in most modern browsers) is the the dreaded “Connection Partially Encrypted” warning. The error suggested there are unsecured assets/content being pulled remotely on the site in secure mode (HTTPS). For example, if the site is […]

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Security

What is ModSecurity?

What is ModSecurity? ModSecurity is a web application firewall module designed for use with Apache web servers. It provides an increased level of server security by protecting the server from vulnerabilities present in web application code. This increased security is achieved by detecting and preventing possible attack fronts before they reach the actual application. It […]

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Jumbo Frames And Website Performance

This tutorial discusses how jumbo frames may affect website performance Do you find that your ip address occasionally gets banned by web servers? Or maybe you experience your browser hanging when viewing particular websites. These could be caused by certain settings in your network card’s configuration. Some network cards have a function called “Jumbo Frames” […]

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Backup your website in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to backup your website in cPanel Backing up your website is an important task to perform on a regular basis as a precautionary measure, just in case your files are somehow lost or become corrupted. Luckily this is a fairly simple process which can be done in a few […]

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Security

Top 10 Firefox Extensions

Mozilla Firefox is a powerful browser out of the box, but its extensions system is what makes it the most versatile browser available. Aside from its versatility, it is also faster, more secure and more stable than Internet Explorer 7, and the upcoming release of version 3 is going to add even more improvements and […]

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Clearing your DNS Cache on your Windows XP PC

This tutorial will show you the steps for clearing your DNS Cache on your Windows XP PC When a domain name’s nameservers change, it can cause an annoyingly long wait until the website becomes accessible again. Apart from your ISP having to refresh the DNS cache on their servers, other issues on your local PC […]

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Security

The Basics of a Trojan Virus

This tutorial will discuss the basics of a trojan virus In the context of computer software, a Trojan horse is a program that contains or installs a malicious program (sometimes called the payload or ‘trojan’). The term is derived from the classical myth of the Trojan Horse. Trojan horses may appear to be useful or […]

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How To Remove Spyware From Your PC

This tutorial will show you how to remove spyware from your computer If it’s about online security, barely a story can go by without mention of two protection essentials : anti-virus products and firewalls. Yet there are other kinds of safety-focused programs hoping to earn a place in your toolbox. Like a handyman’s favourite gadget, […]

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