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  1. #31
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    Sep 2019
    Disable root logins.
    Change the SSH port.
    Keep server software updated.
    Disable unused network ports.
    Remove unwanted modules/packages.
    Disable IPv6.
    Use GnuPG encryption.
    Have a strong password policy.

  2. #32
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Apr 2016
    Use Secure FTP instead of plain FTP
    Use SSH instead of telnet
    Use Secure Email Connections (POP3S/IMAPS/SMTPS)
    Secure all web administration areas with SSL (HTTPS)
    Secure your web forms with SSL (HTTPS)
    Use VPN when available
    Use firewalls on all endpoints, including servers and desktops
    Last edited by jerryperes; 01-07-2020 at 11:18 PM.
    Domain Domains

  3. #33
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  4. #34
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Jan 2020
    4456, Fairway Drive Carrollton Texas Zip Code : 75010
    Quote Originally Posted by hostmayo View Post
    can any good host advise me how to protect a vps? My vps first got hacked and started brute force attacks on others and after three days my whole 3tb bandwidth got eaten. What should I do to avoid compromising my vps?
    1.Disable root logins.
    2.Change the SSH port.
    3.Keep server software updated.
    4.Disable unused network ports.
    5.Remove unwanted modules/packages.
    6.Disable IPv6.
    7.Use GnuPG encryption.
    8.Have a strong password policy.
    9.Configure a firewall
    10.Use disk partitioning
    Last edited by server; 02-03-2020 at 11:37 PM.

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