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 Common Port Detection

Many port scan companies such as HacerkSafe, ScanAlert, HackerGuardian and HackerProof scan...

 Excessive Open Ports

ScanAlert, HackerSafe, HackerGuardian and HackerProof are the main contenders on the web when it...

 How do I become PCI Compliant?

There are only a few steps you need to follow in order to ensure your E-Commerce website is PCI...

 How do I change my PHP version? - Delete

You can easily change your active PHP version from within your cPanel using the PHP Version...

 My Website is Suspended During a PCI Compliance or Security Scan

If you find that you are receiving "Website Temporarily Limited" or "High Resource Usage"...

 OpenSSH < 4.4 Multiple GSSAPI Vulnerabilities & OpenSSH X11 Session Hijacking Vulnerability

OpenSSH < 4.4 Multiple GSSAPI Vulnerabilities & OpenSSH X11 Session Hijacking...

 PCI Self Assessment Questionnaire

1.3 - NO - relates to your software. If you store cards online, the answer is NO.1.3.4 - NO -...

 ScanAlert Test Levels Explanations

So you've signed up for ScanAlert and have your weekly report. If you have notices, here are what...

 Scanalert Warning: The remote host appears to be using a version of OpenSSL which is older than 0.9.6j or 0.9.7b

The OpenSSL version has actually been patched on our servers for more than a year when the...

 Scanalert Warning: The remote host appears to have 10 or more open ports

This is part of how the system operates. We have substantial firewalls in place, however since we...

 This host is a BenHur device which has a weak default firewall configuration ruleset.

Total Server Solutions does not use BenHur Firewall on any of our servers.  So you can provide...

 Weak Ciphers on 443: How to verify SSLv2 has been Disabled

We have noticed that some PCI compliance scanning companies have a propensity to report false...

 WebSite Directory Index Vulnerability

Scanalert's "WebSite Directory Index Vulnerability" simply means that if someone goes to a...

 What is ICMP? Why do I need it?

ICMP Echo Request and Echo Reply The two most important ICMP messages are Echo Request (8) and...