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LFD saying “Suspicious process running under user XXXX”? Here’s how we fixed it

Here at Bobcares, our Dedicated Support Engineers maintain servers of web hosts, web designers, and other online businesses.

In cPanel and Plesk servers, a common error we see from LFD (Login Failure Daemon) is Suspicious process running under user XXXX. (more…)

How to prevent mod-security 403 server errors in webhosting servers

How to prevent mod-security 403 server errors in webhosting servers

[Fri Jul 15 16:03:06 2016] [error] [client 91.***.**.**] ModSecurity: Access denied with code 403, [Rule:'ARGS|!ARGS:/page_content/|!ARGS:file|

This is a common error faced by web hosts, website owners and server owners. It means that the mod-security rules in the web server are blocking access to the users who try to access any URL in their site. (more…)

CBL blacklist removal – How to kill botnet malware & delist your IP

SpamHaus CBL or Composite Blocking List is a list of IPs that is known to send spam, or is found to have a bot infected website.

Here at Bobcares, we help website and server owners delist blacklisted IPs, and maintain their servers to prevent future infections or blacklisting.

Most CBL blacklist removal requests begin by site owners reporting either a bounced mail or a failed website scan. (more…)

Server Management and Monitoring – 5 tips to do it right

These days you can get a server from AWS or Azure in as little as 15 minutes.

And not surprisingly, many business owners now use a VPS or Cloud instance to host their website or business apps.

The trouble is, these servers are sold as “unmanaged” instances, and the burden of Server Management & Monitoring falls on the server owner. (more…)

What is Linux Server Auditing, and how to do it

According to surveys, 68% of the internet runs on Linux. So, if you have a website, chances are that it runs on a Linux server.

From big cloud providers to small VPS hosters, everyone sells Linux servers by default.

The trouble is, a lot of website owners are not familiar with Linux as they use Windows or iOS in their laptop.

This unfamiliarity leads to a poorly maintained server that becomes vulnerable to malware, hackers and resource bottlenecks. (more…)

A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

A webmaster’s handbook on SSL certificates

In the world of eCommerce, security is paramount. Fear of fraud continues to keep millions of consumers from shopping online. SSL Certificates give you an easy, cost-effective way to protect your visitors and earn their trust. (more…)

Eitest infection – Why your servers maybe at risk!

One of the world’s longest lived malware networks, Eitest network is offline now. But the infection is still active and can affect servers running malicious and vulnerable code.

When the EITest infrastructure was discovered in 2011, it was not foreseen that cyber criminals would start using it as a TDS botnet. Today, we’ll see what is Eitest infection, and how your server can get affected by it. (more…)

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