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What is the benefit of cloudfares or inkapsulas etc ddos protection [closed]

My Server get even more attacked via DDOS. And im thinking about buying a service like cloudfare or incapsule for preventing DDOS. But i dont understand one thing. When the attackers see that the ...
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Prevent APT from overwriting custom files

My server runs a Java application that requires I replace a few java library files with ones I downloaded on my own. This has to do with JCE security extensions and isn't really relevant to my ...
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Hide all files except those of a specific file type (Windows Server 2012 network share)

I have an folder structure that cannot be changed. Currently group A can read/write to all the files and folders in a share. I would like to add a second group B that can only read/write Word ...
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nginx deny directory and files to be downloaded

gurus. I have a problem and i dont know how to solve it. I am working with Git and Compass/SASS on some projects. Now i want to protect those directories. When i go only to the folder its all fine – i ...
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Lighttpd: htaccess protection does not work

i have tried to setup an htaccess protection of an file from my website. i have pasted the following code into the 05-auth.conf $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/www/hosts/domain" { auth.backend = "htpasswd" ...
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Apache Website : How to protect against URL testing

I have a website running on Linux with Apache. I can see on the access log file several IP addresses trying to access some common and well known application like PhpMyAdmin, probably to hack the ...
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Protect Files from unauthorized access

I have this very big problem I've been trying to solve for last few days with no success. I have some files which are class schedules, these are imported to the server from an external source (html ...
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protect mail folders in linux

I have a linux server with postfix, the emails are delivered locally. Would it be possible to protect the contents of the mail folders (using encryption or any other means) to forbid everybody (even ...
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How do I block repepating requests? Should I do it with Apache2 config or .htaccess?

I want to block the same repeating requests to my website. For example, someone hits "Refresh" button 3 times, so I want the same requests following from that user to be auto blocked. I know I can do ...
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Protection while working with fiber optics?

As it's dangerous to accidently look in a fiber optics, what does one normally use as a protection to this while working with fiber optics? Are there safety glasses for such things? How is that ...
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how to protect the emails from your domain, to be used as FROM fields

we have severals domains, with their corresponding servers hosted on linux (ubuntu). sendmail lets you send emails, allowing for changing of the envelope. Here a simple example - which works with no ...
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Define priority of database access into SQL Server 2008

We're using a sql Server 2008 database. This database provides data for two main applications : 1) A website to display a Viewer. 2) A routing application that needs to be highly responsive ! Is it ...
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Power surge protection on office LAN, medium-small scale [closed]

I've got an office LAN setup with about 15 computers, which is due to expand to 30 before long. Each computer is on its own voltage stabilizer and UPS. I live in a place with horrible, substandard, ...
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Protect nginx from hammering

I would like to protect my nginx+pessenger+rails3 HTTP server from hammering/scraping. If you try to scrape the Google it shows you a captcha in case you make too many requests from the same IP. What ...
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How to protect ejabberd from bruteforce attacks?

It writes this in logs: =INFO REPORT==== 2012-03-14 17:48:54 === I(<0.467.0>:ejabberd_listener:281) : (#Port<0.4384>) Accepted connection {{10,254,239,2},51986} -> ...
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Is it possible to check which domains acces a page on my website [closed]

I have a page and I would like to allow access to this page only from domains that I allow. What would be the best way of doing this?
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How to go about waterproofing a wifi antenna? [closed]

So you can purchase a pretty powerful wifi antenna for $50. To make it waterproof would cost you upwards of $500 and force you to go looking for questionable suppliers. What material can you use to ...
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Does enabling cPHulk from within WHM protect my entire server?

So I have enabled cPHulk on my web server, and just realized now that somebody (most likely a bot) is attempting to brute force their way into my WHM, thus leaving me out as well. I was shown this ...
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Dealing with low level attackers?

I have a small games site with 400 members (~50 active) built around a MySQL database. I'm the sole developer, and I'm an amateur, so I make my fair share of mistakes. To help protect myself, the ...
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Secure Direct Access to Webapps folder on Windows Machine

I asked this question previously but recieved a unix account response. I am going to host a webapplication on a windows machine. Are the user access roles on Windows 7 sufficient to deny direct ...
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forkbomb protection

Is possible to protect from forkbomb? I do not want that user different from root can to kill my machine with a forkbomb
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Bitlocker equivalent for Linux

Bitlocker is a harddrive encryption data protection tool which comes with Windows vista ultimate and 7. Does anyone know i an equivalent is used in Linux distros like fedora and ubuntu 10.10 ? If they ...
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Hiding godaddy domain info from whois e.g. domain tools

Does the protection that they offer work, in that the user's details are hidden? Would appreciate if you could post an example of a protected domain name. Thank you.
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Prevent acccess to the C drive

Is it possible to prevent regular users from accessing the C drive via Windows Explorer? they should be allowed to execute certain programs. This is to ensure that employees cannot steal or copy out ...
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Having Hotlink Protectin problem in nginx

i am having image hotlink protection problem in my nginx need help. i have a huge issue of my site's images being submited to social networks like stumbleupon with direct link ... xxxxx.jpg which ...
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How to protect a web server FROM a reverse proxy server

I have a website "www.website.com". Recently I found out that somebody has set up a reverse proxy with an almost identical url "www.website1.com" in front of my website. I'm concerned of those users ...
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How I can verify a googlebot

I'm going to block all bots except the big search engines. One of my blocking methods will be to check for "language": Accept-Language If it has no Accept-Language the bot's IP adress will be ...
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Encrypt shared files on AD Domain

Can I encrypt shared files on windows server and allow only authenticated domain users have access to these files? The scenario as follows: I have a software development company, and I would like to ...
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ddos protection for dedicated server [duplicate]

Whats the best way to protect a linux root server from a ddos attack? I just want to inform myself about the issue. I'm wondering I haven't found a good solution. anybody has one? thanks!
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How to Protect Apache server from this attack

Is there a .htaccess solution against this attack 188.165.198.65 - - [17/Apr/2010:15:46:49 -0500] "GET ...
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I am getting brute forced, what do I do

I am getting brute forced to my email server, IMAP and POP3. I have the full package of ASL installed but it just sends me the OSSEC logs. How can I ban the IP. I thought ASL automatically blocked ...
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What kind of server attacks should i be aware of nowadays

I am recently running a web server, and there is a lot of information online, but it can all be a little confusing. I recently opened my logwatch logs and saw that i get attacked a lot by all sorts of ...
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(Tough) Security Queston about ISP companies

I want to ask a question. One ISP was criticized for it's low security conditions, and when i heard this i started to think: If one gets an unauthorized access to the mainframe computer / internal ...
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determining if .htaccess is working

Following some guide on the web, I have created the following .htaccess for my WordPress installation: # protect the htaccess file <files .htaccess> order allow,deny deny from all ...
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When running a shell script, how can you protect it from overwriting or truncating files?

If while an application is running one of the shared libraries it uses is written to or truncated, then the application will crash. Moving the file or removing it wholesale with 'rm' will not cause a ...
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web server protection

I've been writing a kind of a web-server (without any SQL db, interpreted languages). So, one rather serious man had looked at it, he said like: "there's no problem to crash it... simply by ...
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How to protect subdomain in Apache while developing?

I need to do some maintenance work to my blog, which is under http://blog.ricardoamaral.net and I'm looking for the best way to protect all outside access, but my own, to that subdomain. So I can work ...
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Protecting files from system administrator [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: protecting my files from root Hi, I am looking for a solution to allow storing files with sensitive information on a remote server in such way that system administrators ...
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Spamattacks on own domain

Now and then we get emails every second with a random subject and random sender address. The subjects look like ÀO¼Ú¥þ²y¶°¹Î ºë·Ç¦æ¾P ¹Î¤¶³Ò¶°«n ÃÀ®w³]­p¤¤¤ß and the senders look like hfedcefg43ca ...
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Physical port protection

I`m trying to find resources about Side Electromagnetic Radiation of computer ports, data bus, or any other channel, which can carry valuable information, and how it is possible to sniff this ...
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What is this “.protect” folder and “.pemhtaccess” file?

On my host, I've got a directory named ".protect" containing a ".pemhtaccess" file generated (by my server?) when I setup my domain. I'm running an Apache server. Any guess what it does and whether I ...
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How to protect Lighttpd from DOS attacks and flooding? [duplicate]

I have a problem with Lighttpd because someone started to use some Web downloader from very good connection and it blocked my whole website. Is there any way to protect Lighttpd from DDOS attacks and ...
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Windows Vista, Win7 ASLR in Kernel land

Is ASLR also implemented for kernel land address space addresses? if yes, since which version of microsoft windows exactly? Thanks for your time.
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What's the best fire suppression for a server room? [closed]

What is the state of the art in fire suppression for server rooms? What are the top priorities in choosing a good system?