Block Entire Countries from Accessing your Website

It is known that nearly all hacking attempts on your website or web server are from foreign sources. With the recent attacks on networks such as Colonial Pipeline, Major Meat Packing Plants and numerous Government Agencies and Municpalities, we need to ensure our networks are locked down tightly including our websites and web servers.

It is also known that 99% of all brute force user password hack attempts are from Chinese IP addresses. Additionally there are other types of attacks such as the ones listed below.

  • DDoS Attacks
  • rDDoS - Ransomware DDoS
  • Defacement Attacks
  • Directory Traversal
  • Misconfiguration attacks
  • Phishing Attack
  • Vulnerability Scanning
  • Password Attacks

What you can do

Block at ....

  • Your .htaccess File
  • Using modsecurity
  • Block at the Firewall such as iptables, UFW or IPFW
  • Block at CDN (content delivery network) e.g. cloudflare
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Posted in Linux Network Admin Tips, Network Security Tips on Jun 10, 2021