Apache Security

Apache httpd hardening

Introduction
Apache is one of the most widely-used and popular web servers. It is also one of the most secure web servers available. In this article, I will explain some tips and tricks that will secure your Apache server.

This is a generic ‘quick n dirty’ hardening profile.

 
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CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall

Install and Configure CSF ConfigServer Firewall
About CSF Firewall
ConfigServer Security and Firewall, also known as CSF, is an opensource software firewall application. It is working based on iptables. Firewall configuration script created to provide better security for your server while giving you an easy to use, advanced interface for managing your firewall …Read More

Email Security - Blocking outgoing spoofed emails from cPanel server

Email Security – Blocking outgoing spoofed emails from cPanel server

As a company that proactively manages web hosting servers, we do regular security audits on them. One of the recurring issues we have seen with un-managed servers is loss of server reputation, and service up-time through outbound spam mails.

To combat spam, the first step is finding a common pattern that …Read More

Linux 'grinch' vulnerability could put a hole in your security stocking

Linux ‘grinch’ vulnerability could put a hole in your security stocking

A grinch may be snatching away some year-end holiday time, forcing Linux system administrators to fill a gaping security hole in their systems.

Named after the proverbially grumpy Dr. Seuss character, the grinch vulnerability could affect all Linux systems, potentially providing attackers with unfettered root access, according to security service provider …Read More