If your website gets hacked, it can affect both your income and your reputation. Keeping your web space malware-free requires daily effort. In this article, learn how to locate infected files, check server logs, clean your files, and take measures to minimize the chances of being hacked again.
Users always want faster access to web resources. If your website is sluggish and serves pages slowly, would-be visitors won't wait, and will go elsewhere instead. Fortunately, you can employ several tools to compress your code and output and thus send fewer bytes over the Net, enhancing download times and creating a better user experience.
Mod_cluster is an innovative Apache module for HTTP load balancing and proxying. It implements a communication channel between the load balancer and back-end nodes to make better load-balancing decisions and redistribute loads more evenly.
Every web server can display HTTP error pages, but default error pages don't provide useful information to your visitors. Some error pages may even leak sensitive information about your site, such as URL or file paths, database details, and even code. But you can replace the defaults and create custom HTTP error pages that improve your visitors' experience and your site's security.
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security standards are a set of best practices and requirements established to protect sensitive data such as payment card information. Following these standards is mandatory for merchants dealing with payment cards, but any responsible organization can benefit by using them to enhance information security.
Are you an experienced Windows system administrator who has just begun to work with CentOS or another Linux server distribution? With the help of the Webmin configuration tool you can perform your new sysadmin duties from a simple web interface.
Most people install WordPress through its web interface using a browser. This is the officially supported installation method, and it's easy and intuitive. But did you know you can also install WordPress from the Linux command line?
By default Apache runs all virtual hosts under the same Apache user, with no isolation between them. That makes security vulnerabilities in server-side languages such as PHP a serious threat. An attacker can compromise all websites and virtual hosts on a server as soon as he finds one site that's hosted on it that's vulnerable. To address this problem, you can deploy the Apache module suPHP, which is designed to ensure isolation between virtual hosts that support PHP.
If you develop software, you need a tool to handle bug reporting, requests for changes, and new proposals. Mantis Bug Tracker (MantisBT) is particularly effective at those tasks.
Drupal is one of the most popular open source content management systems today. Unfortunately the default Drupal installation often requires a lot of customization to meet an organization's needs, so you have to rely on Drupal's thousands of extensions to tailor the software to do exactly what you want, and that takes time. It would be easier if you could install Drupal with all the extensions that you want to use straight out of the box – and you can do just that by using Drupal distributions.