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Patch drown apache SSL drown vulnerability
  • 2
    Mar

Patch drown apache SSL drown vulnerability

Patch drown vulnerability immediately, if you have an e-commerce website that's running any online shopping service with an SSL certificate. Your data and your customer data is at risk, earlier a openssl patch was released to patch drown vulnerability.   Big names in the technology fields were affected and massive numbers of web servers are still numbers, some...

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Verifying downloads in order not to get hacked
  • 22
    Feb

Verifying downloads in order not to get hacked

Verifying downloads in order not to get hacked Verifying downloads isn't some sort of a skill just for a tech savy person, in face everybody should verify their download. What would verifying downloads offer you: You'll make sure that the file that you downloaded, is actually what the uploader uploaded. Virus free download. For slow internet verifying downloads...

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Hosting without control panel
  • 21
    Feb

Hosting without control panel

Hosting without control panel It's a must to know if you're planning to enter the field of server and website administrating, for example, all what the control panels do i.e: cPanel DirectAdmin Parallels Plesk They administrate your linux server from a web GUI, in order to make the administration easier for you, but if you're going the hard...

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Free enterprise email server
  • 15
    Feb

Free enterprise email server

Free enterprise email server is a must to have for any business regardless of its size, whether it's a 1 user based business or a small company.   The majority of the shared hosting packages includes free emails, but none of them can be classed as enterprise email, in fact the majority of them come with very limited...

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HTTP requests and web security
  • 10
    Feb

HTTP requests and web security

HTTP requests can vary however today I will be specifically on the POST HTTP request. I have lots of customers who are running CMS for their business, for instance wordpress, and I am monitoring them servers using custom built scripts, not just for the fun of it, but for the fact paying for a control panel with ready...

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Guide to buying dedicated hosting
  • 3
    Feb

Guide to buying dedicated hosting

Guide to buying dedicated hosting In case you are looking for a physical server that is specifically dedicated for your use, then a dedicated server is the way to go. Unlike shared server or VPS hosting, the user of a dedicated server is allocated a private computer in the data center of the service provider. This means that...

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Wordpress design theme from scratch (Theme&Template)
  • 2
    Feb

WordPress design theme from scratch (Theme&Template)

wordpress design from scratch with very basic tools and the least amount of knowledge required.   It starts with very simple steps: Designing your page on photoshop/illustrator. Slicing your design. Extracting the HTML. Integrating the HTML into wordpress.   Looking for the right theme to look for your business can be exhausted, hence why I suggest to design...

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Linux memory leaks workaround fix
  • 1
    Feb

Linux memory leaks workaround fix

Memory leaks, can cause the whole server to be inaccessible, for example today I ran into this problem.   Symptoms: Slow website performance, loading and navigating.   What's the workaround for memory leaks? For example as a system adminis. Shouldn't edit the customer code to fix the memory leak. I didn't edit the code, I chose to fix...

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Penetration test wordpress on Ubuntu
  • 29
    Jan

Penetration test wordpress on Ubuntu

Penetration test can take a lot of time to learn properly and in depth. Today we will cover just a small part of this whole field.   We will apply our penetration test on wordpress sites that nowadays are almost 80% Of the internet websites.   Requirements: Ubuntu computer/server. Internet connectivity. Wordpress website to test. So I will...

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How to start a VPS hosting business
  • 29
    Jan

How to start a VPS hosting business

Starting VPS hosting business In today’s world, the World Wide Web plays a critical role in the day-to-day lives of many people. The number of people who depend on it for maintaining touch with their friends, researching, reserving plane tickets, ordering items, sending documents,  has increased tremendously. As a result, millions of websites have been developed. Consequently, this...

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