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Protection against scrapping with nginx

This morning we had a crawler going nuts on our server hitting our site almost 100 times per second. We'd like to add a protection for this. I guess I'' have to use HttpLimitReqModule but I don't ...
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Stange stream of HTTP GET requests in apache logs, from amazon ec2 instances

I just had a look at my apache logs, and I see a lot of very similar requests: GET / HTTP/1.1 User-Agent: curl/7.24.0 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu) libcurl/7.24.0 \ NSS/3.13.5.0 zlib/1.2.5 libidn/1.18 ...
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Strange TCP Flood / Flood from Port 445

Good Evening. Today I noticed a strange flood on a box that I am working with, here is a dump from tcpdump: 23:21:07.580917 IP (tos 0x0, ttl 64, id 5746, offset 0, flags [DF], proto TCP (6), length ...
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How shared hosted web servers deal with spam (flood) attacks?

I want to know how shared webhosting or other types of it deal with Spam issues. Example: stop serving the website for a period of time, and how much is it? ...
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What is the best way to harden a postfix null client on an exploited php webserver?

We use postfix as a null client to send out mail from a php webserver via sendmail. We host our incoming mail servers elsewhere and use a SPF record to authorise the server to send emails from our ...
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How to block hping3 SYN ACK efficiently with iptables?

Actually I'm trying to execute a SYN TCP flood on my Debian web server with nginx and, by executing tcpdump "tcp[tcpflags] & (tcp-syn) != 0" while flooding, I see all packets coming. I already ...
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ntopng: Host XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is a flooder [NNN new flows in the last 3 sec]

I am exploring ntopng reports on my router and seeing, that one computer on my LAN is a flooder. ntopng says Host XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is a flooder [NNN new flows in the last 3 sec] How to explore these ...
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Network flooded with LLC packet

Recently my network has been slow. From Tcpdump i found lot of frame with protocol LLC. A complete packet capture can been here tcpdump result Any hints on interpreting these packet?
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GET /wpad.dat entries flooding my access_log

I have a small LAN of some 30 users in it with proxy auto configuration enabled and working. Two of them are requesting wpad.dat file too rapidly at a pace of 30 times per second. 10.1.14.246 - - ...