12 December 2014
Category:
Security
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Block countries using CSF Firewall

Sometimes you may want to block certain countries from visiting your sites. This may be due to excessive fraud or legal issues with accepting customers from countries. Blocking countries via the CSF Firewall is quick and easy. Here’s how it’s done. If you’re on a VPS or Dedicated Server, the block using the Firewall is […]


2 August 2013
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What is outsourced web hosting support?

In outsourced web hosting support the support provided to the clients is handled by an outside company. Companies providing outsourced technical support for web hosts offer support via helpdesk/email, phone, and/or chat (some companies). Outsourced technical support company may be providing support either part time or full time. Reliable and reputed technical support companies that […]


30 April 2013
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Change Joomla Administrator folder name

This hack works without modifying any joomla code. First of all create a folder name of your choice for e.g myhiddenadmin in the Joomla root directory and create a index.php file in it with below code <?php $joomla_admin_cookie_code=”658971532527″; // some random numbers setcookie(“JoomlaAdministratorSession”,$joomla_admin_cookie_code,0,”/”); header(“Location: /administrator/index.php”); ?> Now go to Joomla administrator directory and add the […]


30 April 2013
Category:
Linux
Security
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Adding SSH Keys for password less login

Password less SSH login can be very useful when setting up automated backup via SSH or similar tasks.  First of all generate the RSA ssh key on the server using below commands. Leave the passphrase empty. It will generate the SSH public key in file /root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub root@admin [~]# ssh-keygen -t rsa Generating public/private rsa key […]


29 April 2013
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Mitigate Slowloris attack

Slowloris is a piece of software written by Robert “RSnake” Hansen which allows a single machine to take down another machine’s web server with minimal bandwidth and side effects on unrelated services and ports. Slowloris tries to keep many connections to the target web server open and hold them open as long as possible. It […]


27 April 2013
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Security
Windows
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Change RDP Port on Windows

First of all make sure that you open the port is firewall first. Else you will end up getting yourself blocked. To change the RDP port you need to make some changed in registry. Start >> Run >> type “regedit” without quotes and hit enter >> it will open windows registry editor. Now locate the […]


24 April 2013
Category:
BASH
Linux
Security
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Enable SFTP Logs

SFTP logs are disabled by default. Sometimes you need to enable the logs see what the users are upload/downloading from the server. You need to make two changes to enable SFTP logs. Edit the subsystem line in /etc/sshd/sshd_config Subsystem sftp /usr/libexec/openssh/sftp-server -f LOCAL7 -l INFO Add below lines to /etc/sysctl.conf #sftp logging local7.* /var/log/sftpd.log