Two-factor authentication is a method to significantly increase the security of your cPanel account by requiring both the cPanel password and a 2nd security token when signing in. This helps prevent a compromised cPanel password from being used to compromise your cPanel account as the attacker will need the authenticator which randomly generates a new […]

Keeping your site secure should be the top priority of website owners, and security starts with a good SSL certificate which is protecting your site. But is there really a need to fork out sometimes hundreds of dollars for a SSL certificate? In most cases, the answer is no with the often included free AutoSSL […]

 

Comment Spam is a generally automated attack where a site’s comment fields are abused often with low-quality messages or unrelated URL’s being submitted through it. Goals of Comment Spam Attempting to advertising a product or their own blog to your audience Leveraging your website as a backlink to increase their SEO Use your comment fields […]

 

cPanel Servers perform many tasks and have may have many ports open. A summary of each of the standard cPanel ports: Port Service Summary 21 FTP Used to transfer files between the client and server with a FTP client such as FileZilla 25, 587, 465 (SSL) SMTP Used to send outgoing emails to another email […]

 

Just because you SSL installed in your cPanel service, doesn’t mean your website will use it!Contrary to popular belief, web-browsers do not automatically upgrade ‘http://’ connections to the secure ‘https://’ version. This can lead to sites showing as ‘Not Secure’. Before starting this guide, please ensure you have a valid SSL certificate installed.This can be […]

 

DMARC records are a type of DNS record that is used by the recipients (receiving) mail server to check how strictly it wants the sender to scrutinise the server from which the email was sent from. This is will vary greatly between organisations, a Bank would want messages not sent from it’s mail-servers to go […]