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Block WordPress xmlprc.php DDOS attacks using Fail2Ban

Few days ago, my friend’s WordPress website went down. After investigation, I have figured out that it was receiving massive amount of posts requests to the xmlrpc.php file, which brings the apache and mysql to eat up all the system resources and the website crashed. 205 more words

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Denial Of Service Attacks : Explained for Beginners and Dummies

Just like most other things associated with hacking, a denial of service attack is not everyone’s cup of tea. It, however, can be understood if explained properly. 1,315 more words

Ethical Hacking

Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

August 18, Securityweek – (International) Windows security update causing system crash. Microsoft removed the download links to a Windows security update and is investigating after several users reported their systems crashing upon startup after applying the update. 273 more words

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Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

August 5, IDG News Service – (International) Oracle issues fix for Java update that crippled some Web apps. Oracle issued an update for Java 7, Java 7 Update 67, which contains a fix for an issue in the recent Java 7 Update 65 that caused some Web applications to be unable to launch. 456 more words

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