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As a webhost, it’s our job to keep your websites and emails up and running. We’re here to help you with any questions or concerns you have and to fix any problems you may have. The internet has evolved, and there are a ton of web applications you can use […]

Bots: What Is A DDoS Attack?

Unfortunately, Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are common all over the internet. Even with how common they are, most people don’t know what actually constitutes a DDoS attack. That mentioned, what is a DDoS, or Distributed Denial of Service attack, how does it work, […]

Security: PCI Compliance at Site5

PCI stands for Payment Card Industry, the standard used for companies and organizations to dictate the procedures and security requirements in-order to help keep customer’s credit card information safe. These standards are important because without them, there would be no standard way to help keep sensitive information from falling into […]

Security: Has My Account Been Compromised?

You arrived at this article, which makes you believe that your website may have been hacked or as we call it, compromised. What is a compromised account? In this article, we will talk about what a compromised account is, what it means to you, and ways to help prevent your […]

Bots: How to block bots that don’t Respect your robots.txt file

In this article, we will show you how to block bots that don’t respect your robots.txt file. For this article, you will need the PHP script mentioned in our other article here. Once you have the block.php file in place, edit or create a robots.txt file in the public_html directory. […]

Security: Automatically block someone who is snooping around your site

In this article, we will expand on our PHP Ban script and show you how to automatically ban people attempting to snoop around your website. For this article, you will need the PHP script mentioned in the other article here. Now, create or edit the htaccess file located in the […]

Security: Automatically block someone using a PHP script

In this article we provide you with a script that will automatically block people using a PHP script and a htaccess file. This can be helpful for a number of reasons. For example, you can use this script to ban people that are snooping around your website, or to ban […]

Security: Hide your email from bots using reCAPTCHA

In this article, we will show you a simple way to obscure your email from bots and spammers. 1) Go to the reCAPTCHA website by clicking here. 2) Click Protect Your Email on the left side of the page. 3) Enter the email address you wish to hide, than click Protect […]

Security Questions and Passphrases

In this article we will discuss security questions, security passphrases and why they are important. Please Note: The term passphrase is NOT the same as a password. If you are looking for methods on how to create secure passwords, please click here. Security questions are an extra form of verification […]

WHMCS Security

In this article we will discuss ways to help keep your WHMCS website secure. Passwords Passwords are the keys to our everyday online life. We use them for email, banks, websites, servers, and much, much more. It is important that we use not only secure passwords, but passwords that other […]

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