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Difference Between a Paid and Free SSL

What is an SSLAn SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and serves as a form of security for that encrypts traffic between a web browser and a server. Data that is transferred between a computer and a web server is in plain text if the website was not secured using an SSL. This means that any information […]

How to convert SSL .pem to pkcs12 .pfx format

All SSL Certificates comes in .pem formatHowever, to import it into server such as Windows Server you may convert it into 1 file (.pfx) so that customer can important SSL certificate with 1 file with the password we have created with the filePrepare the followings :1. signed certificates (save as signed.cer or signed.crt)2. private key […]

Linux Malware Scanner – AI-Bolit

There are many great tools to scan for malware within you web directory. The other alternative available other than Maldet is AI-Bolit. It is a neat tool built using PHP.Requirement: PHP5.3 and aboveSSH into your server and go to public_html directoryDownload AI-Bolit scanner by using links. If you don’t have it installed, you can install it by running […]

How to install “Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate” in cPanel

1. Login to the cPanel, https://smeXX.small-dns.com:20832. Click on SSL/TLS Status3. Verify your SSL certificate status; by default, self-signed SSL certificate will be created for all the new accounts in cPanel. In order to install ” Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate”, we have to uninstall the current self-signed SSL certificate.4. To uninstall the current self-signed SSL certificate, […]

How to install “Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate” in DirectAdmin

To install “Let’s Encrypt SSL”, follow belosteps: : 1 . First, we need to make sure that “Secure SSL”  is enabled for the domain. To enable it, click on “Domain Setup” 2. Click on the domain you want to enable “Secure SSL”. 3. Tick “Secure SSL” to enable it. 4. Proceed to the User home page, then click on […]

Website Hacking Prevention Tips

After the clean up. What to do after your site is fixed.After the clean up. What to do after your site is fixed.May 31, 2011  by sucuri-researchIf you are reading this page then you are on your way to being proactive and actively taking steps to help reduce the risk of reinfection. While no-one can […]

WordPress Attacks Prevention and Content Protection

ATTACKS PREVENTIONIt is strongly recommended to have a comprehensive security plugin to be installed in your WordPress. There are many plugins out there, but one of the most preferred plugins is the iThemes Security, which can be downloaded from here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/better-wp-security/iThemes Security is one of the most user-friendly security plugins in the market. It does more than most […]

Disable Mod Security cPanel for a domain

1 – Create directory at :- [root ~]# mkdir -p /usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/std/2_4/username*/domain.com*2 – Then create a file in it :- [root ~]# touch /usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/std/2_4/username*/domain.com*/mod_security.conf3 – Edit the file and add below line :- [root ~]# vi /usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/std/2_4/username*/domain.com*/mod_security.conf ===cut=== SecRuleEngine Off ===cut=== 4 – Then run this command to allow httpd.conf to include the file. [root~]# /scripts/ensure_vhost_includes […]

Block IP address at Directadmin using block_ip.sh

This tutorial will show you how to block IP address from DirectAdmin control panel. This guide is only for Centos 6 Please be informed that DirectAdmin do not support this implementation, you will need to at your own risk. It is better to backup anything first. 1 – Replace IPTables script as follow [root ~]# […]