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Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Today, 03:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
Mark, you seem to have totally misunderstood...

Mark, you seem to have totally misunderstood every single point I've made.

Millions of emails? I was talking about a provider such as Yahoo or hotmail. I don't need a lesson in grep, but thanks....
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Today, 12:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
Another strategic point - I don't want to see my...

Another strategic point - I don't want to see my IPs listed on RBLs as it drops email delivery ability for my clients. Even a few spam emails can cause a listing if they hit a spamtrap. I want this...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Today, 12:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
SPaReK - good point, *respect*. However, your...

SPaReK - good point, *respect*. However, your own use case is extremely unusual. I'd say our ratio of users using this is about half yours - maybe 1 or 0.5 out of 1000. You need to understand here...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
"vote here" cpanel feature request link:...

"vote here" cpanel feature request link: http://features.cpanel.net/responses/exim-restrict-authenticated-outgoing-email-with-sender-domain
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
To pull together the disparate threads about this...

To pull together the disparate threads about this around the place, some cPanel discussion here:
http://forums.cpanel.net/f43/deny-external-domains-smtp-370011.html

There's a possible (but...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
Srsly? What reason on earth would justify an...

Srsly? What reason on earth would justify an email system allowing a user to send out email as From fred@aol.com? Almost no other email provider on the planet allows this! Would be interested to...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 04-22-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,873
Posted By brianoz
We're seeing something similar to this, but once...

We're seeing something similar to this, but once in they are sending email with a HELO of the domain name and a From of user@aol.com.

Of course, SMTP AUTH on cpanel allows this.

Does anyone...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 03-06-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By brianoz
Information doesn't "travel through" anything...

Information doesn't "travel through" anything other than the wires between the PC and the server, that terminology doesn't help at all and isn't representative.

The password is looked up in a...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 03-06-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 807
Posted By brianoz
Sounds like what you know is that you didn't have...

Sounds like what you know is that you didn't have WordPress secured. This can come from a poor host, or insecure software on your site or both combined. We have many WordPress sites and it's very...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 02-03-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,965
Posted By brianoz
In the absence of a re-release from Centos...

In the absence of a re-release from Centos containing a smarter syslog, using OS file permissions to restrict postings kind of *is* the best available OS level solution, isn't it?

Unless there's...
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Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 01-06-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By brianoz
Buying the largest server you have is a fraud...

Buying the largest server you have is a fraud strategy. All they want is 48-72 hours to run spam as hard as they can, they know you will terminate them, but they're just trying to get a few extra...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 01-06-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By brianoz
As stated above, ASL no longer distribute a free...

As stated above, ASL no longer distribute a free version of their rules.
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 12-03-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By brianoz
A number of providers already have a "failover"...

A number of providers already have a "failover" concept - Amazon Route53 has it and at least a few of the others (not sure which ones).

The only other problem with complex conditionals is that DNS...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 12-01-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By brianoz
Wrong, sorry; adding an IP to the CSF allow list...

Wrong, sorry; adding an IP to the CSF allow list via "csf -a IP" will give that IP access to all ports on the server. I don't know how else to say this other than saying it definitely works.

Your...
Forum: Hosting Security and Technology 11-20-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By brianoz
Yes - also highly recommend block outgoing. You...

Yes - also highly recommend block outgoing. You can specifically enable those ports you want to allow out. A block on outgoing prevents a lot of exploits from working, as when they try to "dial...
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