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Server security monitoring – Why do it, and what to monitor

Server monitoring services are a dime a dozen. You get an alert when a service (HTTP, SMTP, etc.) goes down. But is that enough for you to keep your server safe and secure?

What if your server is vulnerable to a new software bug, or what if someone is trying to brute force your password? Wouldn’t you want to know, and take action?

That is why Server Security Monitoring is important. (more…)

Bot attack prevention – How to rescue & protect your website, VPS or server from malicious connections

Every day, cyber criminals use malicious bots extensively to infect websites, send spam, and take down websites with DDoS – all for money.

As a server administration company, we often act as the 911 Emergency Rescue for websites under bot attacks.

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10 ways how server security services can protect your servers

10 ways how server security services can protect your servers

Everyday, around 30,000 websites are getting hacked (source Sophos Lab). You wouldn’t want your business to be one among them. With new malware and threats emerging on a daily basis, one should always be on a constant alert.

By hiring an expert server security services, you can prevent a security attack before it strikes your servers. Bobcares helps server owners protect their servers from all sorts of exploits.

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How to secure WordPress website from hacks!

How to secure WordPress website from hacks!

WordPress powers 19% of the web, and 48 of the top 100 blog sites online. With a strong community of users and developers, the WordPress platform is evolving day by day, with more features and Add-ons.

This, in turn, poses some threats as well. Vulnerabilities and hacks can end up disrupting the website functioning. There have been many instances where a blog owner lost complete access to his site. (more…)

Are you shunning server updates? Think twice before you do that!

Are you shunning server updates? Think twice before you do that!

Server updates – We all know it’s important, but many often, server owners push aside these server updates, until its too late..

One may have many reasons for that, and most often it happens as we think it’s not that important or a top priority matter. Server owners may also be worried about something going wrong after the update.

In our Emergency support services, we often come across customers who had their servers hacked due to not keeping their servers updated. (more…)

Trying to Disable cPanel firewall (cpHulk)? Read this first if you’re a Web or VPS host

Trying to Disable cPanel firewall (cpHulk)? Read this first if you’re a Web or VPS host

Bobcares.com provides white-labeled end-user tech support to hosting providers. Some of our customers use cPanel & WHM servers, and in these servers end-users often complain about IPs blocks due to cPanel firewall (aka cpHulk).

In support tickets, users often request disabling the cPanel firewall, but we advice against it.

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Is your cPanel firewall causing frequent connection timeout issues for your customers?

Web hosts lose thousands of dollars to server attacks. Data loss and downtime badly affects hosting credibility. Securing web servers from attacks is crucial for business success.

In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, ensuring fool-proof server security is a major task we do to protect servers from hacks.   (more…)

A definitive checklist to ensure a secure WordPress hosting for your customers

A definitive checklist to ensure a secure WordPress hosting for your customers

WordPress takes security very seriously. WordPress releases “minor” revisions regularly to address even vulnerabilities reported just hours before. Latest WordPress websites have automatic background updates to prevent any possible exploits.

Even with such a proactive approach towards security, news vines are flush with reports of WordPress sites affected with one vulnerability or another. So, what’s the deal here? How can you ensure a secure WordPress hosting for your customers?

In our role as Outsourced hosting support specialists for web hosts, our key priority is to help them provide a secure hosting environment for WordPress sites, which enables them to retain their customers better.
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How to fix clamav update database error

How to fix clamav update database error

In our role as Outsourced server support specialists for web hosts, we secure and maintain the servers from attacks and viruses. There are several tools that come in handy, for securing various services.

ClamAV is an open source email scanning program that has an antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware & other malicious threats in emails. ClamAV is usually integrated along with popular mail servers such as Exim.

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