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How to install firewall using ConfigServer Firewall (CSF) on CentOS cPanel server

ConfigServer firewall is a popular linux firewall security suite. It is pretty easy to install, flexible to configure and secure with extra checks. CSF helps to control exactly what traffic is allowed in and out of the server and protect the server from malicious attack. The CSF installation includes control panel user interface available via […]

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WordPress 3.6.1 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress have released a new version of their PHP blogging framwork, Spetember 11, 2013, which contains important maintenance and security updates. Host Byte recommends that whether you’re hosting with us or not, take the time to update your version of wordpress and avoid the dangers of hacking. Read on for more information about the release […]

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Are All SSL Certificates the Same?

The number of businesses that use SSL have increased tremendously over the past few years and the reasons for which SSL is used has also increased, for example:  Some businesses need SSL to simply provide confidentiality (i.e. encryption)  Some businesses like to use SSL to add more trust or confidence in security and identity (they […]

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What SSL Actually Does for You?

SSL is the acronym for Secure Sockets Layer and is the Internet standard security technology used to establish an encrypted (or safe) link between a web server (website) and your browser (i.e. Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, etc…). This secured link ensures that the data/information that is passed from your web browser to the web server […]

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Email Spam? No Please!

Woke up this morning and found hundreds of unread mails in your inbox? You curse the person who sent you those emails and miserably begin reading each one.  But hold your horses! Do you know how many out of those are Spam Emails? It’s a common misconception that emails in your ‘Inbox’ folder cannot be […]

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