Posts in category Security

Fail2ban hax

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Intro For those who are not aware, fail2ban is a reactive tool that triggers actions when events occur. The most common uses are failed login attempts resulting in a firewall block. Today I’ll show you a handful of tricks I’ve used to help protect my systems. Permanent banning Step 1. Inside¬†action.d/iptables-multiport.conf we will be changing […]

Securing nginx

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Many users of nginx do not realize how easy it is to add a WAF (Web Application¬†Firewall) to nginx and how powerful this simple tool is. What is a WAF? A WAF is a layer of protection that lies between the user of your website and the service that is executing your website. That extra […]