Pure-FTPd/cPanel on Amazon VPC/EC2

I’ve been recently testing the viability of migrating our datacenter instances into an Amazon VPC/EC2 environment. Due to the nature of Amazon’s NAT architecture, a few services need to be configured slightly different to work properly. I was experiencing issues connecting to the Pure-FTPd service on an instance running in VPC. I could connect just […]

Tracking Down a Compromised WordPress Installation Using cPanel/WHM

I recently received an abuse email informing me that an node in my cluster was communicating brute force attacks to WordPress installations across the web. I regularly check process logs and nothing out of the ordinary was present for the past few weeks but after a bit more digging I found an installation on a […]