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Articles regarding securing your server through hardware and software firewalls

Articles

 Choosing a Strong Password

Choosing a strong password to protect your website and accounts is vital to ensuring your data...

 Do You Block Any Countries From Accessing Your Servers?

Unfortunately, the answer to this question is now "yes." Previously, we had been addressing...

 Finding the Target of a Denial of Service (DOS) Attack

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 How to Cleanse and Secure a Compromised/Hacked Account

  My Account Has Been Hacked! What Should I Do? It's a horrible feeling, logging into your site...

 Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

What is PCI Compliance? Required by Payment Card Industry Ensures Protection of Sensitive...

 Preventing Comment Spam

There are plenty of people (and robots) out there who do nothing but post spam comments in blogs,...

 Root Access on a cPanel Machine - A Primer

cPanel is a wonderful tool in many respects, but if you come from a standard CentOS environment,...

 Securing Your Site with an SSL

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 Whitelist Directory in ModSecurity2

This article only applies to VPS and Dedicated customers - Shared account holders do not have...

 Why You Should Never Use 777 Permissions Anywhere, Ever, Full Stop, End of Story

The assigned permissions for a file determine who can read, write and execute the file or...

 I Keep Getting Internal Server Errors on My 777-Permitted Files - Why?

For enhanced security, Black Chicken Host uses an suPHP environment. suPHP allows PHP and HTML...