404 and banned?

S. Dale Morrey sdalemorrey at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 13:24:51 MDT 2014


Would there be an issue with just accepting the connection then streaming
something horrible for instance something like this?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm368W0OsHo


On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Daniel Fussell <dfussell at byu.edu> wrote:

> 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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