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From Frederik Nosi <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Denying access for a complicated bugger address
Date Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:45:03 GMT

Blocking from apache:

<Location />
     Order Allow,Deny
     Deny from <INSERT IP TO BLOCK HERE>

You can block it at the network stack level too, this way apache does 
not even see the request, ex on linux using iptables.


On 09/30/2014 07:16 PM, Hans-Georg Scherneck wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm new to this, and I'm no specialist in Apache, sorry.
> My site is bombarded by POST requests from a site identifying itself like
> A "deny from" instruction with a string trying to match this in 
> .htaccess does not appear to work (though other abusers with simple 
> IP's I can get barred this way).
> The leading IP is always a fake, and it is changed every time they 
> POST new crap. A safe criterion must focus on the word-part.
> Do you have a working string for me? Can you suggest another method?
> (I have made a change to the mailto.cgi script that sends the crap 
> into /dev/null, exploiting a mistake in the form data that they are 
> sending, but soon they'll find out, and I want to be a step ahead of 
> them).
> Thanks in advance

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