Tag Archives: Security

Using Fail2Ban to protect your LAMP application

Tweet From the Fail2Ban Homepage: Fail2ban scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IPs that show the  malicious signs — too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc. Generally Fail2Ban is then used to update firewall rules to reject the … Continue reading

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Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories

Tweet Hardening Apache using OpenVAS and RedHat advisories My institution uses a tool provided by Janet to scan for vulnerabilities in web/servers.  We fix problems as soon as we see them.  I have recently been looking at Apache on an … Continue reading

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