Enable CSF Block Lists To Block Bots Malicious Traffic

CSF or Config Server Firewall is an essential firewall that every VPS should have in order to protect the server from being bombarded by thousands of malicious bots. The bots do various nefarious activities such as ‘port scanning’ (looking for which ports are open and vulnerable for intrusion), ‘Brute force login’ (guessing various combinations of username and password) etc

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Nginx.conf rules for Wordfence Falcon Engine Caching when using Nginx and PHP5-FPM

Wordfence is a free WordPress plugin that provides security for your wordpress installation. It has a nice feature that scans your wordpress files and compares it with the original to see if they have been modified. However, the scan is not foolproof. It does not cover all the core wordpress files or the themes or […]

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VPS Used To Send Spam Email Messages

Today morning, I got a shocking message from servermania. “New support ticket was created Subject: Abuse – 23.236……. Hello, This message is to notify you that your server located at 23.236……. is now in violation of our Terms of Service located at http://www.servermania.com/tos.htm‎ and is subject to account suspension leading up to termination without notice. […]

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easyengine auto-installer script for Nginx, MySql, PHP and WordPress and Wp-Super Cache

I am a fan of the CentminMod auto installer. This script auto-installs Nginx, PHP, MariaDB, NSD (DNS server) and several other necessities. Also, the author (eva2000) is a very helpful person and answers most questions promptly at WHT. The Centmin Mod script works well and uses very less RAM. This comes very handy at times […]

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