Basic CloudFlare & VestaCP Integration

VestaCP is a great, robust, open-source control panel for web hosting managers. By default VestaCP will opt to handle the DNS settings for domains created in the system. Which is fine for some. But for others, the added protection and speed that comes from using CloudFlare as your DNS proxy is an invaluable asset. Before you jump ahead and edit your VestaCP admin's DNS nameservers, pointing them towards CloudFare you'll want to consider a couple things. VestaCP is set up by default to be access using the port 8083. However,…

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My Process of Setting Up SOCKS4 & SOCKS4 Proxychains

12:36 PM EST So, in my eyes step number one in anyone's journey into pentesting is achieving acceptable levels of anonymity. Otherwise, what good would any pentest really be? There could be an argument made there; but, alas we move on my attempts at setting up Proxychains. Remember, if you've installed Kali Linux - Proxychains is nude. I'm starting out with SOCKS4 and SOCKS5 sets of proxies as I think they're the ones that'll cover (pun intended) most of my network traffic. For reference I'm using a free…

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The Winners and Losers of YouTube's Ad Monetization Changes

Google, Youtube recently unveiled what to some may seem like a drastic change from the current norm. Which traditionally allows YouTube creators to begin monetizing their videos once they've hit a threshold of views. YouTube was largely an unbiased system which allowed its creators to publish whatever content they pleased (and pleased their viewers) with the opportunity to make some extra income. But, this sweet deal has come to an end for some. And those some are sadly the newcomers to the YouTube creation game and those preexisting creators who've got…

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Local SEO & Your Business NAP 

While researching local SEO tips you’re likely to come across the acronym NAP; name, address and, phone number. NAP is most commonly used when referring to a local citation which – simply put, – is any reference to a businesses location and basic contact information. How Do NAPs Boost Local SEO Rankings? Alone, NAPs do not lead to any ranking changes. However, the combination of the authority of the websites where your NAP is listed and, the accuracy of your listed NAPs across the internet NAPs can result in…

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