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What is SSH? SSH or Secure Shell is a powerful protocol to keep a computer network secure through strong encryption and authentication. Why use SSH? You might have multiple computers either at home or office and wish to perform the following functions : Copy/move files from one computer to another/server Remotely operate another computer’s account Move files from / to your web hosting server where your websites are hosted SSH keeps these network connections more…

American activist Maggie Kuhn once said, “Well-aimed slingshots can topple giants.” In the case of reputable brands like Yahoo! and eBay, the slingshots were in the form of a well aimed cyber attack. And the results were devastating. Both brands lost the trust of loyal customers. Sales plummeted. Because of the breach, Yahoo! had to take a price cut on the original $4.8 billion sale of its core business to a major telecommunications company. eBay…

As a brand with an online presence, security is of top priority. Hackers are always looking for loopholes and ways to compromise the security of your site. So, how can you secure your website? So, there are two levels that you can lock-down your website on and those are application and server. Let’s discuss how you can secure your website on each level. 1. Security on Application level Update script regularly: One of the first…

Drupal is a popular open-source content management system that powers over 1,000,000 worldwide including BBC Store. FOX, Al Jazeera, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Cisco, the NBA and the like. However, because of its popularity and wide use, hackers are always looking for vulnerabilities and therefore, Drupal security is crucial. In this article, I’ll put forth Drupal Security Best Practices with modules for this CMS. 1) Make sure your login is secure: Let’s start with the very…

According to internetlivestats, as of 2015, there are more than 3.2 billion internet users and 944 million websites and many more being added every second. In this enormous universe of the internet, the importance of having a secure website is critical. Staysecureonline states that more than 1.5 Million  people fall prey to cyber crime every day, that breaks down to 18 people per second. Cyber criminals use exceedingly effective computer software programs that automatically detect…

The digital world has benefited us in hundreds and thousands of ways , enabling us to store data, search, transfer, record, analyse, communicate, buy, sell, share & do SO much more! But the more we rely on cyber space, the higher the risk we face of losing it. What if all of it were breached? What there were a security compromise? That’s a threat that’s quickly becoming a reality closer to you. In light of that, we’re…

At ResellerClub, we’re always looking out for the best for our resellers- on both, the service and security front. Here, we’d like to draw your attention to an important development which is cause for security concerns, in two popular scripts, not resulting of anything specific to ResellerClub services – vulnerabilities in WordPress & Magneto. Let’s take a moment to understand each vulnerability: WordPress Vulnerability  What is it? This is a new, serious vulnerability, announced recently which…

With data stored in multiple locations, hosting servers and on several devices, loss of data at such a level could be very detrimental. Such a situation could put IT administrators in a fix. Providing a quick resolution to such an issue, recovering the data and minimizing the downtime is not that easy. Not all data can be recovered. Mistakes are bound to happen even by an IT administrator which could eventually lead to the loss…

You wake up one morning and get started on your daily chores of pouring over your e-mail only to discover that your inbox has been flooded with angry emails from irate customers, complaining about how your business has failed to deliver. It’s bad enough to wake up to something so troubling, but its even worse to not have a clue as to what went wrong! This is the recent story of a small business…