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Aug, 20

The Ins and Outs of Cryptocurrency Mining

  • by Antoniy Yushkevych
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Cryptocurrencies have been around for just over a decade but they are still quite foreign to most internet users. When we think of currencies, we think of fiat money such as dollars, euros, pounds, or pesos but never of digital items. Nowadays, however, we don’t actually need to ever even touch physical money in order to perform payments. All that is needed is a bank account and a valid credit card. The problem that arises with fiat currency is that the entire supply is controlled by the country’s government where this money is from. Therefore, its value is also completely under...


Aug, 20

The pandemic has hit the world hard and with most educational institutions and office workspaces shifting to remote methods, internet services are more needed now than ever before. The internet as a whole is an interconnected network of computers that share data among themselves. All the websites you visit on the internet are hosted on servers inside colocation facilities. Of course, as the number of visitors rises on a site, the server it is hosted on needs hardware upgrades. If your site’s server is in a datacenter, the people working there will take care of upgrades for you but if...


Jun, 20

Servers vs. Home Computers

  • by Antoniy Yushkevych
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There are desktop computers and then there are server computers but how different are they exactly. Well, any computer actually has the same basic components processor, working memory, storage etc. and you may be surprised to hear that fundamentally they're not that different with some of those components even coming off the same assembly line. But that doesn't mean that you can just grab off the shelf desktop components in like fashion yourself a server. I mean sure core i7 runs at 3.8 gigahertz and Xeon runs at 3.8 gigahertz but it costs way more. Well, sometimes there's more to it than...

There are numerous ways that a site’s security can be compromised. One possible method of attack is an injection attack (i.e. the attacker provides untrusted input to a program). The two most common types of injection attacks are: SQL injection (SQLi) and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) attacks. Today we will discuss the latter and how to protect your site from XSS vulnerabilities. Cross-site Scripting is a type of computer security vulnerability which allows attackers to inject client-side scripts into web-pages viewed by other users. The attack is carried out when the victim actually...


Aug, 19

Traceroute on MikroTik

In this article we want to learn about Traceroute on MikroTik. It is a command-line program which assists in troubleshooting network connectivity issues by using echo packets to trace the route. This tool is used to check hops (i.e. the way that packets take to the endpoint). Traceroute helps us figure out the packets' path and locating the disconnected hops. Here is a small guide on how to use it: Connect to router with Winbox Select “Traceroute” from “Tools” menu or enter the following command: /tool traceroute In the newly opened window, you can edit...

As you may know, Microsoft constantly releases new updates to tackle newly arising security threats and to improve the overall user experience. These updates are rolled out automatically which could be an inconvenience to some. These automatic updates could be disabled, however, in Windows 10 OS the process is a bit more complicated than it's predecessors. We strongly recommend keeping Windows updates enabled as you would otherwise not receive crucial security updates. Want to disable Windows AutoUpdates anyways? Here's how: Open run (press Windows key + R) and type services.msc, then...

PowerShell is a tool for system and network administrators with countless usages. One of them is the management of users and groups. throughout this tutorial, you will learn how to remove users or groups through PowerShell commands. Please keep in mind that this tutorial is written based on PowerShell 5.1 and should work with future releases. This version of PowerShell comes pre-installed on Windows 10+ and Windows Server 2016+.  Here are the commands you're going to be using for these tasks. Remove-LocalUser Remove-LocalGroupMember Remove-LocalGroup First. let us start with...


Jun, 19

Apache is one of the most popular web server software, developed and maintained by Apache Software Foundation. It is based on Linux, however, due to its great functionality, users are also interested in getting it on Windows. You can use this tutorial to install Apache on all client and server versions of Windows except Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Click on the following link and download Apache web server for Windows: Windows Apache download Note: Apache will require C ++ Redistributable Visual Studio to run on Windows. If you do not have it installed on your system, download it...


Jun, 19

What is JetBackup?

What is JetBackup? JetBackup is a leading backup solution for cPanel which allows you to backup your cPanel account quickly and efficiently through cPanel Remote or local incremental backups. This includes full account backups, files, emails, DNS zone, cronjobs, databases, and SSL certificates. Jet Backup also allows you to create account filters to include/exclude accounts by disk space, resellers, cPanel packages, etc. All of these features are wrapped up in an easily-navigatable user-friendly GUI. MonoVM has recently switched to JetBackup for its primary backup solution. What are some...


Jun, 19

In order to install some applications on CentOS 7 VPS Server, we have to disable the network manager. Consider that we want to install cPanel, unless the network manager has been disabled, an error will occur at the first step of installation. Throughout this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to make this and other installations possible. First, log in to Centos server using an SSH connection. Enter the following commands to stop network manager and remove it from Linux vps server startup. systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl disable...