404 and banned?

Daniel Fussell dfussell at byu.edu
Fri Mar 21 13:11:04 MDT 2014


On 03/21/2014 12:55 PM, Joshua Marsh wrote:
> I've used fail2ban before, but it's been a few years. It looks like people
> have used it though for what you are wanting:
>
> http://xplus3.net/2013/05/09/securing-xmlrpc-wordpress/
>
>
>
I use a combination of fail2ban and an outright blacklist (sometimes
hosts.deny, sometimes iptables).  I found some attackers would continue
attacking as soon as the ban expired.  So a persistent blacklist was
effective at keeping those attackers from filling my logs.

;-Daniel


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