Tag: firewall

Webserver Port 80 open or close

If you hold a website and use SSL/HTTPS with Certificates theres is often the question should i block Port 80? The most Admins think after the Major Changes of the Browsers to pull first HTTPS Port 443 they can close the HTTP Port 80. But you should NOT do it! Why? most Bots scan at […]

Apache MEMCACHED UDP Protection

Current a lot of sites blogging about memcached attacks on Servers here some details: Memcached Servers need a installed and running Service called “memcached” Websites need a php-plugin like php7.0-memcached to connect via API to the memcached Service The Memcached Service uses a own Config File at debian /etc/memcached.conf By default it MUST listen to […]

Nextcloud Owncloud Calling Home

I did a deeper firewall test on my fresh installed OpenWRT Router and activated a “Ads Blacklist” after this my owncloud Share Login loops! Result: Seems that some IP’s of the “Update Check Tool” Servers, which is installed inside the PHP-Kit is blacklisted. So it seems the Code calls home! ¬†With this option its possible […]

Security: Protection Against Cryptware Wannacry

You heard perhaps last day’s about the major problems of Attacks to Systems with the “WannaCry” Crypto Ware Howto protect yourself? Enable the Firewall on Windows Systems!! Always! Update daily the Virus Scanners and Windows Patches! Disable and CLOSE Ports you never need! SMB Protocol is a open unencrypted Transfer Protocol! Use a second Router […]

Freifunk: Setup Router Software Bugfix

If you want to share Public Wifi at home for friends and you don’t want to share the Wifi Password, you can setup cheap a Public Openwrt Wifi Router as Access Point. Advantages: Public Setup needs no Wifi Password You are not responsible, cause the Internet is pulled thru a VPN of Freifunk Network It’s […]

Apache: Analyse Logs Spam Bots

If you admin a Apache Webserver, you see often weekly¬†thousand of visits a day on your Blogs. Background: These are no real users, this visits are made by Spam Bots in my Logs like Xovi.de or xovibot.net Bots! On info pages this Company says Admins should disallow crawl by robots.txt, but they IGNORE the settings! […]

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