2019 Highlights – A Great Year at BitNinja
Eniko Toth

2019 Highlights – A Great Year at BitNinja

As 2019 will be over soon, it’s time to stop for a while and look back on what happened this year. 2019 was a unique year at BitNinja (you’ll see on the results). We got closer to our mission – making the internet a safer place. However, we couldn’t have reached the successes mentioned below without our ninjastic partners. Many new features were inspired by the Ninja Community. Also, the continuous feedback that we are receiving from day to day about how BitNinja changed businesses’ life for the better is a huge motivation for us to keep working harder and harder every day. So, we’d l...
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Ultimate WAF Guide  - How to patch WordPress vulnerabilities and block web attacks
Jacint Lazok

Ultimate WAF Guide - How to patch WordPress vulnerabilities and block web attacks

An exploited CMS vulnerability or vulnerabilities to web-based attacks is a big security issue as one well-aimed attack can cause a data leak, data loss or make your server unavailable. These attacks need to be stopped before they even reach your server and the WAF 2.0 module can do that for you. This powerful defense tool can protect you from these attacks without slowing down your server’s response time or increasing the load. In this guide, I will show you how you can use it to maximize your server’s protection by fine-tuning this module. Spoiler: not by turning on every WAF rule ;)&n...
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Case Study - The Best Security Solution for Valicom Net Cloud Services
Eniko Toth

Case Study - The Best Security Solution for Valicom Net Cloud Services

Valicom Net is a Cloud Hosting Company in Cyprus with more than 15 years of experience specializing in Business Web Hosting, Cloud Services, Virtual Private Servers, Dedicated Servers, Hosted Exchange, Web Development with Content Management System, Network Security, Antispam Services, Online Storage Email & Remote Backup. Challenges „As we offer managed and unmanaged services, the challenge for us was to protect both services. For the managed servers all security updates were done on time which was not the case with the unmanaged servers as customers usually don’t update them. We w...
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Case Study - DDoS Problems Solved at ISO Certified IT Company
Eniko Toth

Case Study - DDoS Problems Solved at ISO Certified IT Company

Aitire is a small MSP (Managed Service Provider) company located in Spain. They have more than 10 years of experience in computer consulting, Free Software, Open Source, GNU / Linux, etc… They aspire every day to maximize their technology and provide the best tools to their clients. Challenges „We usually work with rpm based Linux distributions and we used to face a lot of problems on them. Before using BitNinja we experienced a huge amount of attacks, mostly DDoS.” - Alejandro Escobar Like many others, Aitire also tried different kinds of solutions against cybercrimes....
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Case Study with BitNinja's Sister Company
Eniko Toth

Case Study with BitNinja's Sister Company

When I joined the BitNinja team in 2016, I heard the story about how BitNinja was born. It is a sister company of one the leading Hungarian shared hosting businesses and firstly it was only an in-house project to eliminate the hackers and bots. I wanted to learn more about the story and about how BitNinja changed this company's life, so I asked their CTO then. We wrote the case study, however, it was only available for our resellers yet, but now I'd like to share it with you too: The Company Web-Server is a Hungarian web hosting company with more than 10 years of experience. Their main p...
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Black & Whitelist Management by ASN
Eniko Toth

Black & Whitelist Management by ASN

Industry-first feature is available in BitNinja! We are happy to announce that the brand-new ASN white/blacklist option is out now. This development was requested by our users and we are so thankful that our partners are inspiring us to create such special features, which are only available in BitNinja. What does ASN mean? An autonomous system (AS) is a large network or multiple networks that are typically managed by a large enterprise, such as Internet Service Providers (ISP), educational institutions or government institutions. These large organizations usually have many differen...
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Joomla & vBulletin RCE vulnerabilities patched by BitNinja WAF 2.0
Eniko Toth

Joomla & vBulletin RCE vulnerabilities patched by BitNinja WAF 2.0

RCE attacks are one of the most dangerous types of attacks as hackers could take complete control of the victim’s host, meaning that they can run commands, install malware, etc. In this article, I’d like to introduce 2 new vulnerabilities, which have been patched by BitNinja WAF: vBulletin RCE Rusty Joomla RCE New botnet utilizes the vBulletin RCE vulnerability In September, a new zero-day vulnerability was found in vBulletin . Nowadays, vBulletin is the most popular internet forum software, so this threat could affect many people. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-16759...
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New Malware Monitoring Tool – Auditd is Replacing Inotify
Eniko Toth

New Malware Monitoring Tool – Auditd is Replacing Inotify

It takes 99.9% less memory usage and 99.9% less time to set up… Unbelievable, but it’s possible with the new malware monitoring tool. While BitNinja believes in the power of prevention and our proactive modules are very robust, we also want to provide an all-in-one server security service. We know that malware infections are a pain point for every server owner because they have very visible signs. “There is always room for improvement.” So, we won’t lie to you. Many old and new users ask our help to clean malware from their servers. That’s the reason why we dedicated several projects to...
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BitNinja in the Asia Pacific region - Case Study with ReadySpace
Eniko Toth

BitNinja in the Asia Pacific region - Case Study with ReadySpace

ReadySpace was founded in 2003 and is based in Singapore. They provide cloud-based solutions to their 150,000 customers, mainly from the Asia Pacific region. They are now expanding to the Philippines and Indonesia, and since 2013 started to open towards American businesses. Challenges They were experiencing the harmful effects of heavy DoS attacks mainly, which is one of the most common threats for cloud-based services. Nowadays there are around 45 million infected servers, most of these are used as members of botnets, designed to take down the competitor companies’ websites. „We...
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Case study - 2000 Website Owners Protected by BitNinja at Beebyte Hosting
Eniko Toth

Case study - 2000 Website Owners Protected by BitNinja at Beebyte Hosting

Hacked websites? Outdated WordPress versions? Complaining customers? These painful problems cause daily headaches for many web hosting companies out there. We've heard a lot of bad stories from our partners about these memories. We are happy to say that we can welcome a new member to our Ninja Community who can forget about the above-mentioned hassles. Now, I would like to introduce Beebyte(https://www.beebyte.io/ and https://www.beebyte.se/) to you , as they had similar tough times before joining us. However, BitNinja changed their life for the better. We asked their Marketing...
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