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VPS security

In this article you'll find an overview of all security related articles for VPSs in our knowledge base. This includes information about what you can do to secure your VPS, but also what we do (e.g. DDoS protection).

One of the most important tips we can give you for securing your server (and what you host on it), is to keep it up-to-date. Frequently check for and install updates for your OS, software, hosted CMS-systems and its themes / plugins if applicable (e.g. WordPress).

Vulnerabilities monitored by TransIP

We automatically scan all VPSs hosted with TransIP for the vulnerabilities listed below.If we discover that any of these services is vulnerable on a VPS, we'll send you an e-mail with a link to the article explaining how to secure the service. If the service is not secured after an indicated period of time, the port will be blocked for the specific VPS in our firewall.

Bruteforce / SSH





Updating a VPS

For updating a VPS with a control panel, see the specific DirectAdmin, Plesk and cPanel sections of this article.





      Abuse reports / Infected VPSs



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