Blocking attacks with EasyApache 4’s mod_evasive

Blocking attacks with EasyApache 4’s mod_evasive

Blocking attacks with EasyApache 4’s mod_evasive Great news from the team @ cPanel – a very useful mod to add onto your server when you under attack. “With the release of EasyApache 4 on Nov 7th, 2017, we now provide the mod_evasive Apache module. You can install it either in the EasyApache 4 interface, or with yum install […]

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What is .htaccess?

What is .htaccess?

.htaccess is a configuration file for use on web servers running the Apache Web Server software. When a .htaccess file is placed in a directory which is in turn ‘loaded via the Apache Web Server’, then the .htaccess file is detected and executed by the Apache Web Server software.

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Kernel-based symlink protection for all, thanks to CloudLinux

Kernel-based symlink protection for all, thanks to CloudLinux

Kernel-based symlink protection for all, thanks to CloudLinux Wow, this is absolutely awesome news… SYMLINK protection totally FREE! For many years web hosts have fought to provide adequate protection against a vulnerability called a “Symlink Attack”. At cPanel we prefer a kernel-based solution, and have historically provided both Apache based protection, and our Hardened Kernel to help […]

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What is a 403 error code?

What is a 403 error code?

A web server may return an HTTP 403 Forbidden status in response to a request from a client for a web page or it may indicate that the server can be reached and process the request but refuses to take any further action. HTTP status code 403 responses are the result of the web server being configured to deny access to the requested resource by the client. […]

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Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks using CSF Firewall

Block XML-RPC Attacks Important: this method seems to be no longer working on latest CSF and CentOS versions. If you decide to proceed it’s not guarantteed that this may stop XML-RCP attacks on your server. There is another server-side method (found at ConfigServer Forums) to block XML-RPC attacks using your server firewall. In this case, we will […]

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