A new Lilocked (Lilu) ransomware infects thousands of servers. We are patched!

A new ransomware has recently been detected to be exclusively targeting Linux-based servers.

The so-called Lilocked (or Lilu) ransomware has been intensively infecting thousands of servers for a couple of weeks now.

We are glad to inform you that our servers are patched and your content is immune to infection.

Learn more about the nature and scope of the Lilocked (Lilu) ransomware.

What is the Lilocked (or Lilu) ransomware about?

Currently, it looks like the Lilocked ransomware is targeting Linux-based systems only.

The way Lilocked acts is to gain root access to servers and encrypt specific file types (like HTML, JS, CSS, PHP, and various image files).

Since no system files are affected (which may be regarded as the lesser evil), an infected server would continue to run normally, without its owner realizing it has been hit.

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A brand new Site Builder integrated into the Control Panel

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of a brand new, sleek and absolutely newbie-friendly Site Builder.

It will replace the age-old Site Studio and is designed to help you build super cool, modern-looking websites from scratch with just a few clicks.

The new Site Builder is integrated into the Web Hosting Control Panel and you can start using it right away.

Read on below for more details about this cool tool.

What is the new Site Builder about?

Website builders have been trending for more than a decade as an easy solution that takes away all the hassle and upfront costs and helps users to create beautiful websites.

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How to Recover a lost Joomla Password on Hepsia Control panel

Are you having problems logging in to your Joomla Admin Page and now you have decided to reset the password?

Well, in Joomla, there are several methods you can use to recover your lost password. (Usually, the easiest way to do that is through the “Forgot your password?” link on the main login page for your website), which details are given below.

However, if that approach does not work due to:

  • Lost access to your email account;
  • Or because your site has been "hacked" and the passwords or users were changed;
  • Or perhaps the person who knew the passwords is no longer available;
  • Or whatever the situation may be.

Then your other option would be following the steps indicated in Methods 1, 2 & 3 of this article.

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How to Recover a lost WordPress Password on Hepsia Control panel

It doesn't matter whether you are using cPanel or Hepsia, our in house Control panel. As long as you are able to locate phpMyAdmin, you will be good to go.

In WordPress, there are many different ways you can use to recover your lost password. (Where normally, the easiest way to do so is through the “Lost your password?” link on the main login page for your blog or website.)

However, there are certain times (especially if your email isn’t working correctly) that you may have to take a different approach to reset your password.

Listed below are just some of the methods you can follow to accomplish your goal.

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How to Secure Joomla and/or WordPress Admin link

How to protect your Joomla or WordPress Admin page

Securing a website is one of the most important tasks any site administrator has to consider. There is always the ever-growing threat of evil minded creatures who spend their time prowling over the sea of websites like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour anytime they see an opportunity.

As you may be aware, there is no permanent solution to secure a CMS site be it Joomla, WordPress or any other website for that matter. Any open-source script is out there for all to see, so any vulnerability found in the script can be exploited, but not because of that you must leave your site unattended.

With that said, taking all the necessary measures to ensure that all your CMS core files, extensions and/or plugins are up-to-date, and that you are doing a frequent full site backup, is always a good start.

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Forthcoming cPanel licence price hike and account-based pricing. What comes next?

cPanel has recently astounded the web hosting industry by announcing a shocking change to the cPanel licensing and pricing model.

The company has announced a brand-new license structure and a per-account billing format, which will cause a massive price hike to the entire cPanel-based web hosting industry. This will affect shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS and dedicated server business models etc.

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