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By Posted in - Blog on July 17th, 2016 0 Comments

Yet another attack, related to ‘ragenergy’, has caused the website to be blacklisted by Google and FortiGuard.

It took a while to clean it up in my free time.

Useful tools: fail2ban, monit, nginx.

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By Posted in - Blog on May 19th, 2016 0 Comments

Some South African IPs have been SYN flooding my website today.

The proposed solution was to enable SYN cookies in /etc/sysctl.conf:


When one works over ssh, ‘sysctl -p /etc/sysctl.conf’ can be used to activate the changes.

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