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Post by espicom »

My server rejects a few thousand attempts per week via the rewrite, according to my logs. Additional attacks that I haven't put rules in for account for a few hundred per week, but PHPBB deflects those on its own. Really, the only reason I bother with the rewrites is that it reduces the overhead from 20K bytes returned per attempt to 200 bytes. Even with 3M/bs available, that's signifant bandwidth savings!
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Post by Lord Raiden »

After the initial wave of attacks by this worm, I haven't seen any sign of it since.
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