Recently I came across a semi-large server having severe difficulty with stability, after a short investigation it became apparent that the server was suffering whenever the WHM backup process (cpbackup) was working to backup the server. Unfortunately the backup module of WHM is a very handy and vital tool to retaining monthly, weekly or even […]


The new Shellshock Bash Vulnerability is a serious vulnerability affecting any UNIX/Linux/Mac based Operating System, it has only recently been discovered and can basically allow any command full root permissions on your server, so for instance an attacker can gain access to your PHP Script and then use the exec function (which is a PHP […]


Recently I had a problem where Google PageSpeed Insights where it was giving me a huge list of PNG images that it said could be compressed, sometimes up to 90%! However I had already compressed the images using Photoshop. Unfortunately Photoshop was not compressing the images as Google PageSpeed wanted, so I tried using the […]


So I’m sure everyone has heard about the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL, it appears SSL has not been as secure as you would think – anyone is able to fetch stored SSL directly from the server and read the contents. Luckily there has been an update released to fix the Heartbleed vulnerability, and all you […]

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