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With more than a quarter of a century in IT, Paul brings with him a kaleidoscope of experiences and insight which he uses to drill into and pick apart the complexities of Linux server security and hosting issues, as Technical Evangelist and Content Writer for CloudLinux.

Post-hack survival guide

Post-hack survival guide

Post-hack survival guide
You've been hacked and you've learned your lesson—you’ve installed a quality security suite . It's run a scan and everything is clean. Is that it? Anything else to do? There is, and in his article , Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst with Imunify360, explains what.
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New Knowledge Base Article: Adding CloudLinux OS image to DigitalOcean

New Knowledge Base Article: Adding CloudLinux OS image to DigitalOcean

New Knowledge Base Article: Adding CloudLinux OS image to DigitalOcean
There's a new article over at the CloudLinux Knowledge Base that shows you how to import custom Linux images into DigitalOcean. You can read it here . The knowledge base is part of our customer support experience for CloudLinux OS. There are many helpful and interesting articles. If there's anything you'd like to see added, please drop us a line at...
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When Linux antivirus lets you down: How to remove malware from a website manually

When Linux antivirus lets you down: How to remove malware from a website manually

When Linux antivirus lets you down: How to remove malware from a website manually
The detection rates of anti-malware and antivirus scanners varies considerably. Knowing how to manually scan for and remove malware is an important and useful skill with which to confirm a scanner's effectiveness or compensate for its failings. In his latest article , Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst at Imunify360, describes some essential manual w...
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Imunify360 reduces hacking attempts by 90%

Imunify360 reduces hacking attempts by 90%

Imunify360 reduces hacking attempts by 90%
"If you're using a well-known website antivirus and anti-malware solution, you wouldn't expect to be hacked on average 12 or so times per month, would you? Well, yes, you would, but only if that well-known name isn't  Imunify360 . This was the case at  Yourname.nl , a Dutch hosting provider offering cost-efficient WordPress and ...
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How our InfoSec Professionals stay one step ahead

How our InfoSec Professionals stay one step ahead

How our InfoSec Professionals stay one step ahead
"'Know your enemy' is an overused cliche in the cybersecurity industry. We take a broader view: Know your world, and your place in it." Oleg Boytsev, CloudLinux Security Researcher, writes about how a recent remote code execution exploit was blocked, and gives a glimpse into the mindset and methods used in his team. You can read his blog post here ...
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Host your website safely and avoid website cross-contamination issues

Host your website safely and avoid website cross-contamination issues

Host your website safely and avoid website cross-contamination issues
Shared hosting is a popular and economical way to manage multiple websites. But there are risks—one contaminated site can corrupt the whole server. Andrey Kucherov, Malware Analyst at Imunify360 , explains the pitfalls and remedies in his latest blog post .
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(Website) size is not important

(Website) size is not important

(Website) size is not important
A common fallacy says that big, popular web sites are more likely to be the targets of hacking. After all, they have the biggest customer databases and the most amount of traffic. To a hacker, more traffic means more money. Right?  Not quite. In Greg Zemskov’s latest blog post , he explains why small sites are just as attractive to hackers as ...
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Black Friday Phishing, Anyone?

Black Friday Phishing, Anyone?

Black Friday Phishing, Anyone?
If this year’s Black Friday/Cyber Monday online shopping season is anything like last year's, it'll be a turkey shoot, not only for shoppers, but for hackers too. Bargain hunters are impetuous by nature, the online species more so. In the heady excitement of discount fever virulent throughout the forthcoming holidays, shoppers are more likely to cl...
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How do I spam thee? Let me count the ways.
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How do I spam thee? Let me count the ways.

How do I spam thee? Let me count the ways.
Spam is a nuisance. We have email to thank for that. The first email was sent in 1971, so why is it this particular blight on the bright face of electronic communications has never been effectively removed? Why does spam occur and who or what sends it? Greg Zemskov, Product Manager at Imunify360, asks these questions and gives some answers in his l...
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DON’T GET BLACKLISTED ON BLACK FRIDAY
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DON’T GET BLACKLISTED ON BLACK FRIDAY

DON’T GET BLACKLISTED ON BLACK FRIDAY
Black Friday-Cyber Monday is the busiest e-shopping weekend of the year, so don't let hackers get your site banned by search engines. If your site gets compromised by malicious actors and starts spreading malware, it will be blacklisted by Google safe browsing, Yandex SB, McAfee, ESET, and other security services, which means that online shoppers w...
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