Server Security Checklist – How to maintain the security of your server?
Nikoletta Szabo

Server Security Checklist – How to maintain the security of your server?

Nikoletta Szabo
We are convinced that almost all server owners have to struggle with the maintenance of their server, which is not always as easy and transparent as we would assume.  Our treasured servers are vulnerable, sensitive and exposed to many many types of attacks, exploits or malfunctions. That is why we have to take care of them on a regular basis. We have consulted some websites, added our own ideas, and came up with the following checklist, which will evidently serve your advantage.         #1 Backup Before you decide to make some changes on your serv...
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Censys vs. BitNinja

Mariann Csorba
What is Censys? It is a search engine which allows people to search for the details on the devices and networks that compose the Internet. It uses the database of Zmap and ZGrab network scanners. Day by day, it analyses more than 4 billion IP addresses, which can be examined with the help of Censys.io. The scanning is done once a day. Censys, the Unescapable It is almost impossible to hide from it, as it finds anything, anywhere that is connected to the Internet. Along with the servers storing and serving the content of webpages, webcameras, CCTV cameras, industrial networks, prin...
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Port scanning – Friend or Foe?

If you have a server connected to the Internet, you can bet that it is constantly under scanning. Web-crawlers are gathering information from websites day-by-day. No matter if you have real websites or just an admin panel deployed on the web, sooner or later, they will find the public content. You may would not even think that half of your website traffic is not exactly what you think is. Taking all website traffic, averagely 44-56% is the human-robot visitor rate. However, it varies between 63-80% most of the times (small sites ~80%, medium sites ~64%, large sites ~56%).   &...
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WHD.global 2016 through the eyes of BitNinja

Boglarka Angalet
This year BitNinja Server Security became Golden Partner of WHD.global in Rust. So why not to share our experiences with you, as we attended at a WHD event for the first time? Ninja dojo and a hint of server security in the air We build up our booth before the very first day of the conference so everything would be up and steady for the opening day. 6 ninjas joined us from beautiful Hungary, and if we do say so ourselves, we did our best through the 3 exhibition days. Conference highlights First of all, we must say that the organizing team of WorldHostingD...
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Cyber Security Landscape of 2016

Nikoletta Szabo
Since the first emergence of computer viruses and botnets, the number of infected machines is growing day by day. The rapid development of IT not only brought increased comfort to our life, but the vulnerability of our personal data as well.  In parallel with the evolution of technical devices, hackers became more sensible, aggressive and pragmatic each day. How does this phenomenon affect today’s world?   The real threat Well, nowadays the number of infected and compromised servers can be estimated to 45 million. Yes, this number is quite shocking, because the everyday...
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Biggest hacks of 2015

Ferenc Barta
In today’s world more and more features are available online. New solutions become available day by day for making our life easier, simpler, faster. Regarding the last decade we have been able to say goodbye to long hours of administration. The notion of physical distance has changed too as we can speak now with anyone anytime. The main things we gained from the technological boom? Time saved, childhood friends reunited, less trees cut, but have you ever thought of the downsides of global information availability?   Server Security has never been such a hot topic Try to imagi...
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5 Signs That Your Server Has Been Compromised

George Egri
There are many ways your server can be compromised. In this article, I try to sum up the top 5 signs, which show your server has been compromised through your website. Your website is a very vulnerable part of your server, so many attacks targeting this interface. Not only big enterprises, like Sony or Apple, can be the target of hackers. SMEs are now being pinpointed by digital attackers as well. Only in the UK, nearly three-quarters (74%) of small organisations reported a security breach in the last year. However, the majority of cyber breaches could be prevented by adopting some o...
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Port HoneyPot is ready for action

Viktoria Vereb
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … Ohh wait, it’s just happening. Yeah, one of the most anticipated ninja modules, the ‘gorgeous’ Port Honeypot has been released.  I know what you are thinking now “How can it be gorgeous? But seriously, this is about a security function”.  Let me introduce you this sexy component of the ninja protection, even Winnie the Pooh can’t say No to it. More about Port Honeypot This is a general honeypot module. After activating this module will set up 100 honeypots on your server on random ports chosen from the 1.000 most popular ports. I...
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Special discounts for beta users

Boglarka Angalet
We are happy to announce that BitNinja launches on March 23rd!   As a special thanks to our beta users, we’re having an early bird discount for everyone, installing ’till Monday, March 23rd.   But first, let us say thank you for all your feedbacks, giving helphands to make BitNinja better during this intensive development stage. Showing the trust, that some really established webhosting companies rely on us and use BitNinja protection on production servers, proves that our security system is effective. 50% discount for beta users   We let 50% off th...
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Get the 200th BitNinja for your server free of charge

Boglarka Angalet
BitNinja’s active server counter is standin’ at 190 now.   As our free beta period is coming to the end soon, it’s worth to grab this chance for winning BitNinja protection for 1 server free of charge:   IF YOU ARE THE 200TH INSTALLER IN OUR LIST, YOU’LL GET THE BITNINJA PROTECTION ON THAT SERVER FREE FOR 1 YEAR!
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