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Install these 2 modules to protect your Apache server from DDoS attacks

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Servers run by small businesses that do not employ a full time admin are more often than not vulnerable to DDoS attacks. These servers rely mostly on the business owner’s know-how which is inadequate in most cases. Today, we take a look at the two modules that can help mitigate security risks from brute force […]

Here’s How Businesses Secure Their Dedicated Server From DDoS Attacks

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A recent Global DDoS Attack Report by Akamai shows that DDoS attacks have gone up by 22 percent and there’s a 241 percent increase in average peak bandwidth. Cyber crimes are getting sophisticated by the day. Some of the crimes aren’t intended to be a crime but then, most are attempts to damage a brands reputation, […]

3 things to look for in a dedicated server backup software

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In the last post we discussed how important it is for us to have a backup strategy for our dedicated servers. Today, we lay down the basis of what makes a good server backup software to help you find what would suit your needs. Since naming the best or 10 best software isn’t easy. It […]

Dedicated Server Backup: Do you have a strategy?

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When you’re hosting with a shared hosting provider or a VPS, in most cases your data is regularly backed up by the provider. That’s one of the primary reasons why most new owners of dedicated servers who upgrade, do not have a backup strategy for their dedicated servers. For various reasons business tend to create […]

How to install a SSL certificate on a cPanel server?

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Secure Sockets Layer popularly known as SSL is an internet protocol that allows encrypted and authenticated connections on the internet. It is mainly deployed to protect connections between a user’s browser and a server. Banking and payment related websites, eCommerce, user account login pages and other websites that must transmit and retrieve data securely are […]

How To Install cPanel On Your Linux Dedicated Server

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System administrators prefer different control panels depending on their requirements but cPanel wins hands down. It is the most popular web hosting control panel by some margin. Apart from usability and the number of features, it is also quite easy to install and setup for a beginner. With some technical knowhow most first timers should […]

The top free control panels for dedicated servers

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In previous blog posts, we have reviewed cPanel, Plesk and DirectAdmin, the four major commercial control panels. Commercial control panels are recommended mainly for being stable and the updates and support you get from their developers. However, with growing communities, some free and open source control panels are able to meet the requirements of most […]

DirectAdmin Review: Advantages and Disadvantages

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After operating system, control panel is the second most important software choice you will make for the success of your web presence. While cPanel is the clear leader in market share, DirectAdmin is often regarded as the next best. Like other control panels it comes with its unique set of installation requirements and sports a […]

Newest threat to web security: Poodle bug in SSL 3.0

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After Heartbleed and Shellshock, Poodle is the third major bug discovered in web security this year. Security experts have been sent scrambling looking for patches and running threat assessments by the first two. They had just about settled when Google’s researches announced Poodle. The Poodle bug exploits a major loophole in SSL 3.0 technology. The […]

Plesk Review: Advantages and Disadvantages

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Plesk by Parallels Inc. is a popular web hosting control panel known as Parallels Plesk Panel. For those who seek an alternative to cPanel, Plesk offers a reliable and secure choice. Plesk uses frames to run a web based control panel GUI. When you compare the list of features, Plesk is similar to cPanel. It offers […]