How to Create Checksums with GtkHash

GtkHash is a small desktop application that creates multiple types of checksums on Linux and Windows at once. GtkHash can also hash multiple files at once or text strings. This makes hashing faster for users on Windows, macOS, and Linux who do not use the command line interface often. Remember to follow best practices for Read More >

How to Enable DNS-over-HTTPS and Encrypted SNI in Firefox

Starting in Firefox 73, users can easily use DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) and Encrypted Server Name Indication (SNI) for better privacy without extra software. These newer DNS security features help protect user privacy during web activity. What is DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH)? DoH encrypts DNS traffic with HTTPS (port 443) and HTTP/2 and requires authentication of the requested server. Read More >

How to Install Webmin on Your CentOS VPS

Webmin is a web-based system administration interface that removes the need to edit raw server files in SSH. Like cPanel, Webmin features includes various system administration options natively and with installable modules: File, database, and user management Language and theme customization Firewall and other security options Scheduled Backup configuration Resource monitoring DNS Settings Read email Read More >

How to Install ownCloud Apps

ownCloud community edition is capable of more than just sharing files. The ownCloud marketplace includes features for automation, collaboration, multimedia, security, external storage and more. Below we cover how to manage ownCloud apps. Install apps in ownCloud Manual Installation Uninstall apps Disable apps Purchase Softaculous Instant Installer for your Managed VPS to install ownCloud and Read More >

How to Log Into ownCloud

ownCloud file management software allows you to sync and access files with your web server for access anywhere. Installable with Softaculous, ownCloud community edition features include collaborative editing, mobile apps, suitability for Raspberry Pi, and many other add-ons available via it’s market. Below we cover how to log into ownCloud and recover your ownCloud password. Read More >

10 Ways to Harden VPS Hosting

In this article: Security Features Support Options The biggest changes in upgrading from Shared to VPS Hosting are root access and Web Host Manager (WHM). These two capabilities grant you more responsibility to harden VPS hosting for your content management systems (CMSs), websites, and email solutions. You can access both of these features within your Read More >

Best Practices for Using Checksums

In this article: Checksums Best Practices Checksums Defense in depth involves layers of security, and file management is a core part of it. If you offer or recommend downloadable content, it’s important to understand the importance of verifying checksums on your Linux server, PC, or Mac. Whether you use a content managment system (CMS), framework, Read More >

How to Install and Set Up Sucuri for WordPress Hosting

In this article:  How to Install Sucuri How to Set Up Sucuri This article describes how to install and set up Sucuri for WordPress hosting. This security plugin secures your website with features like: Blacklist Monitoring File Integrity Monitoring Post-Hack Security Actions Remote Malware Scanning Security Activity Auditing Security Notifications Website Firewall (Requires a premium Read More >