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Open source intrusion detection and prevention engine for Apache.

Processing phases of Modsecurity

ModSecurity is an open source, cross-platform web application firewall (WAF) that can be deployed to secure web servers like apache, IIS and Nginx. Modsecurity works on powerful language of rules and its API allows monitoring of HTTP(S) that is coming in and out of your web server, to keep your web applications up and running […]

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How SecRemoteRules working ?

ModSecurity SecRemoteRules directive allows the user to load rules from a remote server. Requirements Internet connection ModSecurity at least 2.9.x How SecRemoteRules Works 1. When HTTP daemon starts, it loads the configuration files. 2. Configuration files have the SecRemoteRules directive, which tries to connect the Remote Server load rules. 3. When the connection is created […]

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Web Application Firewall

A Web Application Firewall protects Web servers from malicious traffic and blocks attempts to compromise the system. While proxies generally protect clients, WAFs protect servers. A WAF is deployed to protect a specific web application or set of web applications. A WAF can be considered a reverse proxy. WAFs may come in the form of […]

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Audit Log

When modsecurity detects an event has occurred that it has been instructed to log, it will generate an audit log entry, and if properly configured an audit log event file. The audit log event file is the most useful piece of information the system will collect, so its vital modsecurity be setup correctly to capture […]

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PHP Cookie Injection

We found lot off new activies again somekind bot network: If we look this line number 19: wp-load.php from auditlog and found there cookie ID & CODE payload (php eval): Our commerical ModSecurity rules detect these and block them!

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