security

  1. brandshouter

    Global httpd.conf rules

    I've compiled a list of static security rules for all of the sites on my server from hours of web research and searching. I'm currently using .htaccess to serve these rules. I'm wanting to serve these rules globally from my server. As a pretty novice .htaccess user, I was hoping someone here...
  2. brandshouter

    Hardening VPS/Ded Server for WordPress w/o security Plugins

    I've been a Knownhost customer for a while and just now found the forums (thanks to searching for this subject). I only handle WordPress sites on my server for my clients. I'm looking for a way to not have security plugins installed on the application level and, instead, harden my VPS with...
  3. GreatMarko

    Arbitrary forced password change

    So about 30 mins ago I received a worrying notification from my server that the "Account [root] password has changed", fearing my server had been hacked, I immediately opened a support ticket, and was told: "our admin group is working on a lot of awesome goodies behind the scenes to be able to...
  4. The Sorcerer

    Wordpress to recommed hosting companies SSL certs by default

    I noticed this message in my WordPress: First, early in 2017, we will only promote hosting partners that provide a SSL certificate by default in their accounts. Later we will begin to assess which features, such as API authentication, would benefit the most from SSL and make them only enabled...
  5. A

    Email Encryption

    Hello, I'm considering implementing encryption of emails sent via my VPS server. Is there a fairly easy way to do this? Perhaps more importantly, would it be truly worthwhile?
  6. KH-DavidL

    WordPress 4.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

    September 15, 2015 WordPress released a Security and Maintenance update. Source Remember to keep your WordPress installs up to date! For WordPress Security Tips, check out our Wiki Article.
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