Malicious user activity and hacks

In this article I’m going to explain why stopping malicious user activity and hacks from running on your account, is important to keeping your account’s resource usage low. What is a malicious user? Your website is open to anyone on the Internet, with this availability to the world it also brings along with it certain Read More >

Recovering After a Hack

In this tutorial: Change Password Scan Computer Secure cPanel Update/Backup Clean Hacks Recovering from a Hack can be overwhelming. Not only do you have to deal with restoring your site to a good working state, you also need to take steps to help prevent a repeated attack on your site. The following is a series Read More >

.htaccess Hack Cleanup

In this article we’ll discuss steps you can take to clean up an .htaccess hack. The .htaccess file is used to primarily setup rewrite rules to control the way your site is accessed. You might not notice that your .htaccess file has been hacked until either a manual investigation, or you happen to get a Read More >

How to Clean up a Code Injection Attack

In this article we’ll discuss how to clean up a code or script injection that might have occurred on your website that is causing it to try to load malicious content to your visitors, or preventing your site from displaying properly. Typically code injections are carried out by an attacker uploading a PHP shell script Read More >

Removing your Domain from Security Block Lists

Most Internet Security software companies now maintain their own lists within their software of sites that they have found to contain malicious software, spamming, and phishing. This can occur if a hacker injects malicious code into your site files or if a false postiive happends while the vendor scans the website.  We have compiled a Read More >

I think my website has been hacked

If you think your website has been hacked, it’s good to determine the nature of the hack as soon as possible. There’s many different types of hacks and some hacks can be malicious. Other hacks are just defacements to your actual webpages. We recommend that you regularly back up your website and store them on Read More >