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Getting hacked!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by linuxnewbiedude, Oct 5, 2005.

  1. linuxnewbiedude

    linuxnewbiedude Registered

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    I recently had my server compromised.

    What type of protection do I need to protect against hackers?

    For example, this is easy picking for any hacker trying to bruteforce their way in:
    http://ipaddress:2086
    http://somesite.com:2082

    Especially for WHM, most common usernames are root or admin. What kind of protection do we have against this?
     
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    ghv Well-Known Member

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    Strong passwords.
     
  3. linuxnewbiedude

    linuxnewbiedude Registered

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    Good suggestion but I am looking for something more secure. Any other options?
     
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