cPanel

cPanel is an online Linux-based control panel that simplifies website and server management.

cPanel allows you to publish websites, manage domains, organize web files, create email accounts, and more.

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How to Change the cPanel FTP port 🔢

If you are looking to change the Ftp port on your server from 21 to a non-standard port say 2121, you need tweak the ‘bind’ option in the Ftp configuration file.  On a cPanel server with pure-ftp as a Ftp server, you need to edit the pure-ftpd.conf...

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MySQL Database Vulnerability Scanning

Here is how to check MySQL databases for malware: Open up PHPMyAdminLook for anything ‘weird’ It’s that simple. What’s ‘weird’ you ask? Well, anything that’s ‘not supposed to be in the database’. What to look for? Here are some examples of items...

🕒 5-minute guide to cPanel Email Migration and IMAPSync

The two most frequently used storage methods for email server side are mbox and maildir. The mbox format is older and much less common, since its basically putting all your eggs in one basket. A single database file stores all of the mail for a...

⚠️ 407 Authentic Exploit Shell

During a rutine malware cleanup a file named hax.html caught my attention. On the outside the file was a simple “you’re hacked page” that looked like this: 407 Authentic Exploit Shell But with a POST method sent to it a nice little...

How to disable the Welcome panel in cPanel 94 ✔️

Back in December 2020, cPanel introduced the Welcome panel for new cPanel accounts in the cPanel version 94. This feature by default shows Creating an email and Site Publisher sections. If you have the Site Publisher option disabled globally in WHM...

Spade Mini Shell – the easiest to use shell ever ! 😂🤣

During a regular anaysis of a WordPress website for a new user I’ve noticed a file named wp-blogs.php in the public_html folder. As an experienced WordPress user, the name itself drew attention, as I do not recall ever seeing a file called wp...

Screenshot of the Leaf PHP Mailer 2.8

🍃 LeafMailer – Malicious PHP Mailer script

A few weeks ago I was approached by a friend of mine, complaining about high load and CPU usage on one of his shared hosting servers (DELL) running CentOS 7, CloudLinux and cPanel. I was more than happy to take a look, and after a couple of minutes...

Screenshot of the WSO 2.6 Shell

⚠️ WSO 2.6 Shell 😲

WSO (web shell by oRb) is a simple and easy to use tool for any would-be hacker to learn and use. WSO 2.6 Shell This shell allows an attacker to perform the following actions: View detailed server informationFile management (uploading, downloading...