How to disable mod_security for a cPanel user?

Steps to disable Mod Security in cPanel account for any domain. Step1. Login to your cPanel account . Step2. Find Mod Security plugin in the cPanel account present under the ‘SECURITY’ tab.   Step3. Open it and toggle ON or OFF for the domain you want. You can click on Disable button at the top […]

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How to setup your Support PIN?

You are required to setup and maintain a 4 digits numberic support pin for your account. This support pin is used by Host4Geeks to verify your account ownership over phone and live chat. Host4Geeks will ask for this Support PIN in phone calls, chats or emails or any time we need to confirm your indentity. […]

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How to enable Two Factor Authentication for your cPanel account?

Security is a major concern for all and everybody should secure their services from attackers or protect from being hacked. Sometimes using a strong password is not enough to secure your services . So, Two-Factor Authentication(2FA) method is recommended. Following are the steps to enable Two-Factor Authentication in your cPanel account. Note: You will require […]

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How to restrict directory access by IP address?

In order to secure your admin area from hackers, we recommended you to allow access only from your selected IP to your admin directory. You just need to create an .htaccess file in the directory where you want to restrict access by IP Address. For example, if you have a WordPress blog installed on your […]

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How to protect your .htaccess file?

For security purpose we recommended you to prevent access to your .htaccess file from unauthorized access. Add this code to your .htaccess file: # .htaccess protection order allow,deny deny from all satisfy all

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How to ban any IP Address via .htaccess?

If someone is trying to hack your website or you want to block their IP Address, you can add this line to your .htaccess file. order allow,deny deny from IP-ADDRESS allow from all Replace “IP-ADDRESS” with the IP Address you want to block.

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How to protect your website’s images from an external website?

External Website can use < img /> tag to display an image from your site somewhere else on the internet and The end result of this is that the other website steals your bandwidth. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the “Security” section, click on “HotLink Protection” Icon. 3. If it displays “Hotlink […]

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How to blacklist an IP Address to deny it access to your website?

You can lock directory with a password by using cPanel “Password Protected Directories” option. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the “Security” section, click on “IP Blocker” Icon. 3. Under “Add an IP or Range” you should enter the IP Address you wish to block. 4. Click on the “Add” button. Here is […]

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How to protect a folder with username and password in cPanel?

You can lock a directory with password by using the cPanel “Password Protected Directories” Option. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the “Files” section, click on “Directory Privacy” Icon. 3. Click the icon to open a folder. 4. Click on the name of directory you want to protect by password. 5. Under “Security […]

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