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How to protect a vps server against virus and hacking?

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Last Modified: 2014-12-03
HI

We have a Linux Server (VPS) configured with WHM and Cpanel in order to offer hosting services, there are more than 60 sites and everything used to be working very well, but since a few months ago we have had alot of virus and hacking issues. I know this situations should be fixed by the datacenter but we need to to develop a strategy in order to prevent and/or correct those problems faster and even before than datacenter.

We would like your suggestions about a list of points to be performed during continuous monitoring in order to avoid these problems.

Thanks in advance.
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