Monthly Archives: February 2015

fail2ban WordPress XMLRPC spammers

Poor SEO scripts kept spamming my wordpress install (via xmlrpc.php) and pegging my CPU. I got annoyed, so now they get banned. The configuration in jail.conf: [apache-xmlrpc] enabled = true port = http,https filter = apache-xmlrpc action = iptables[name=http, port=http, … Continue reading

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