Error fix: Images are not loading on website

By | 2017-04-16T21:41:11+00:00 April 16th, 2017|

WordPress sites that are hosted in cPanel, will sometimes have images that are not loading after we have uploaded the images to the correct location. This is because both hotlink protection and mod security are enabled. To load the image, you need to add the ‘URL to allow access’ list found within Hotlink Protection. You [...]

How to Secure /tmp Directory

By | 2017-02-27T18:48:17+00:00 February 27th, 2017|

In this tutorial we can check how to secure /tmp directory. Securing or hardening tmp involves a large role in securing your server from external attacks. All applications use /tmp directory to store the data temporarily. There is a chance to attack the server using Trojans if it's not secured properly. Temp hardening restricts all [...]

Best Security tools and usage in Plesk

By | 2016-08-22T10:31:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|

Security is the utmost priority of any systems. Data loss and malicious attacks can ruin your site, so security is vital. There are advanced security tools in Plesk besides the basic security settings, which can enhance the security levels.   Fail2Ban: Protect Your Server from Brute Force Attacks Fail2Ban is an automated protection for the [...]

What is ModSecurity and how to use it?

By | 2016-08-04T16:34:41+00:00 August 4th, 2016|

ModSecurity is an open-source web-based firewall application (or WAF) supported by different web servers: Apache, Nginx and IIS. With over 70% of all attacks now carried out over the web application level, organizations need every help they can get in making their systems secure. ModSecurity is a web application firewall that can work either embedded [...]