How to Enable the Two-Factor Authentication on Your cPanel Account
Security is important for our data safety. We recommend you to enable the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on your cPanel account in order to prevent hackers from accessing your cPanel account even if they have somehow obtained your account details. What are the Requirements? You would need a smartphone with a supported time-based one-time password app. Mobile phone OS such as Android, Windows and iOS have an app for 2FA. How to Enable the Two-Factor Authentication on Your cPanel Account? Log in to your cPanel account. In the Security section, click on Two-Factor Authentication. Click on Setup Two-Factor Authentication. Under Step 1, scan the QR code using your Google Authenticator or 2FA Authenticator application. If your APP doesn’t have a QR code reader, you can manually enter the account name and key number. Under the Security Code, enter your Two-Factor Authentication code and click on Configure Two-Factor Authentication. It should display
How to Enable or Disable Mod Security in cPanel
Are you facing the issue of IP getting blocked repeatedly? If the answer is Yes, then it may have happened due to Mod Security. What is Mod Security? ModSecurity is a module that protects your website from various types of attacks. Mod Security protects a website from hackers, brute force attacks, cross-site request forgery(CSRF), and many other threats. Although it sometimes creates a problem, we do not recommend you to disable it but instead fix your software’s vulnerability. Disabling ModSecurity can help you determine whether ModSecurity blocks your IP or not. However, if your IP is blocked for a different reason, then contact us. We will find the exact reason behind it in order to resolve your issue so that you will not be required to disable the module. How to Enable or Disable Mod Security in cPanel? Log in to your cPanel account. In the Security section, click on
How to Protect Website Images From Being Displayed at an External Website
External websites may display your website images on their websites, thus stealing your bandwidth. You can prevent this with Hotlink Protection. Log in to your cPanel account. In the Security section, click on HotLink Protection. If it displays Hotlink protection is currently disabled, click on Enable. How to Configure Hotlink Protection? Under URLs to allow access, you can allow access to an external website or your website. For example, if you have a subdomain such as demo.example.com, you can add this website’s URL to the list of allowed websites.
How to Disable Directory Browsing Using the htaccess Rule
For security purposes, you should disable directory browsing on your website so no one can see the files/directories of your website. You can disable Directory Browsing by adding the below line to your dot htaccess file. Options -Indexes
How to Reset cPanel’s Account Password
If you have access to your cPanel account, follow these steps to reset your password: Log in to your cPanel account. In the Preferences section, click on Password & Security. Enter your old password. Enter your new password or use a password generator. Click on Change your password now. If it displays a success message, it means that the password has been changed. Now, you can access your account using the new password. Note: If you forgot your cPanel password and cannot access your account, please open a ticket with us.