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How to find malicious code on website

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

We can use malicious commands and Maldet tool, ClamAV to find malicious code on your website content. Here is a little piece of code that I run. It searches within cgi and php files for certain strings, and then places the file name within another file so that you can go through them: find /ho...

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Tag: clamav, maldet, scan, security

Attracta SEO Tools Installation

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Attracta SEO Tools Installation

Attracta SEO tool will verify that your website has not been flagged by Google as containing malware, spyware or viruses. Being on this Blacklist will keep you from being included in Google's search results as well as block all search traffic to your site. This is the core service of Attracta's F...

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Tag: attracta, plugin, seo

Symlink Attacks Solutions

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Symlink Attacks Solutions

This attack usually occurs after the attacker has been able to read the contents of the /etc/passwd file and has enumerated the server’s users. The attacker then runs a script which blindly builds symbolic links (a bit like shortcuts on Windows or Aliases on a Mac) to locations where configurat...

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Tag: cpanel-security-2, security, symlink

Password protecting a directory on cPanel

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Password protecting a directory restricts access to certain parts of your website by requiring visitors to enter a username and a password. This password process is also referred to as a type of “authentication” process. cPanel Password Protect Directory icon. (cPanel >> Security >...

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Tag: cpanel-security-2, security, symlink

cPanel accounts missing on List Accounts

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

If your cPanel accounts missing on List Accounts WHM > List Accounts but It was created already. It may be corrupt the following file. Anyway, verify the following files entries. Check /etc/userdomains - this file should contain the the domain and username that's missing. Check /etc/trueus...

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Tag: cpanel, whm

Enable Cronjob in cpanel and examples

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Enable Cronjob in cpanel and examples

What is cron? It is the scheduling daemon of the Linux operating system Cron jobs allow you to automate repetitive tasks on the server that hosts your web site. This is a powerful tool that allows you to take a hands-free approach to repetitive tasks. There are two different modes you can use...

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Tag: cpanel, cron, cronjob, crontab, example

cPanel error mysql database size 0MB

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

You may see the mysql database size as zero in cPanel >> ‘Mysql Databases’ option, though the databases contains tables and data. In order to include the size of the databases while displaying disk usage in cPanel/WHM, perform either of the following steps: 1.  SSH to your server as ro...

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Tag: cpanel, database, diskusage, mysql, sql

cPanel Security Advisor Addon

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

cPanel Security Advisor Addon

This security advisor addon has only been tested on 11.38. Installing this addon is easy, using Git. Git is a powerful version control tool cPanel. It's also included with cPanel & WHM and the tool used here to check out the cPanel Security Advisor. Git is also distributed with CentOS/RHEL, but ...

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Tag: cpanel, security, whm

Errors create/write to file in /tmp (Errcode: 13)

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Errors create/write to file in /tmp (Errcode: 13)

Some services (like MySQL) aren't starting on reboots. You get errors create/write to file in /tmp (Errcode: 13). This is most likely due to improper permissions on the real /tmp directory. If using /scripts/securetmp at boot time, you may not notice the problem since the script sets permissions ...

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Tag: mysql, tmp

increase max_connections for a particular database

September 26, 2014 | General, Security, WHM | No Comments

Max user connection for a database can be increased by following query mysql > GRANT ALL ON dbname.* TO 'dbuser'@'localhost' ->     WITH MAX_USER_CONNECTIONS 200; Similarly max queries, max connections, max updates can be increased with below query mysql > GRANT ALL ON dbname....

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Tag: mysql, tmp