Category: Linux

Linux Server Managment

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Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with this T0rnkit Tutorial

This tutorial is for system admins and will run you through how to Detect and Clean a hacked cPanel server with T0rnkit…
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PEAR Primer

PEAR stands for ‘PHP Extension and Application Repository’ and has been slowly building itself over the last few years. There are classes for logging, compression, XML, and on and on.…
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How to change your server signature

Disguising your server signature is always a good idea as you wont reveal the operating system to potential script kiddies and hackers.…
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Shell Commands

Simple Shell commands for Informational purposes…
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Simple Shell Commands

Simple Shell commands for filesystem…
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How To Install RKHunter

RKHunter also known as RootKit Hunter is a scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9% that you don’t have any rootkits, backdoors, and local exploits but running tests and e-mailing you results.…
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How To Install CHKROOTKIT

chkrootkit: shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification.…
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Install BFD (Brute Force Detection)

BFD is a modular shell script for parsing applicable logs and checking for authentication failures.…
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Disable Telnet Access

Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated web server.…
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Force the use of SSH protocol 2

SSH Protocol 1 based systems are facing many automated “root kits”. As a result to step up the security Protcol 2 should be enabled as soon as possible.…
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Install LogWatch

Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system. Logwatch parses through your system’s logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require.…
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What is a managed dedicated server

A managed dedicated server is either one you rent or one you co-locate where someone else is in charge of the well being of the server.…
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