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ModSecurity Rules for Formidable Forms / Shortcodes Ultimate vulnerability

Sucuri reported Formidable Forms / Shortcodes Ultimate Exploits In The Wild On Monday, November 20th. – Formidable Forms vulnerability – read more – Shortcodes Ultimate vulnerability – read more We have not yet seen exploitation of the vulnerability, but we also decided to make the modsecurity rule for this vulnerability. If you server have certain […]

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Log POST data with ModSecurity

Sometimes you may need to log all POST requests to debug or make ModSecurity rules to protect Web Server. For this you need that you have ModSecurity installed on server. Log POST data This simple rule logging all POST request data to ModSecurity AuditLog. SecRule REQUEST_METHOD “POST” \ “id:800000,phase:2,t:none,pass,nolog,auditlog,msg:’Malware.Expert – Log POST data'” This cause […]

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cPGuard – Essential Security Suite for cPanel Servers

cPGuard is an essential security addon for web hosting servers to help administrators to fight against malware threats and injections. As it exclusively works based on File System changes ( no more mod_security or FTP hooks dependency alone ), we can detect and scan any real-time changes on the server. In addition to malware/virus scanning, […]

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Custom ModSecurity Error message in apache

This tutorial we show that you can change the custom error message page to ModSecurity. Typically, you get 403 or 406 Response code when ModSecurity block access to website. Apache configuration In apache configuration files (Depend your OS & Configuration) includes / errordocument.conf ErrorDocument 403 /403.shtml Add extra row to 406 error page: ErrorDocument 406 […]

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ModSecurity with RBL Database

This tutorial we showing how you can use ModSecurity with RBL database’s to block access to web server. ModSecurity RBL We can use at mod_security phase 1 to optimise these rules and reduce server load, before PHP start executing requests. Here are more information how to ModSecurity processing phases. Also you can use Local DNS […]

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Disable Mod_Security on Directadmin server

If you decided to use Modsecurity on your server with DirectAdmin, there is sometimes a need to disable mod_security on server. Default custombuild installation, mod_security rules installed in: /etc/modsecurity.d/ Apache load’s ModSecurity modules and configuration in: /etc/httpd/conf/extra/httpd-modsecurity.conf Disable mod_security Easiest way disable Modsecurity is disable apache to load ModSecurity module in https-modsecurity.conf file. Just add […]

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Ban with ModSecurity HTTP or HTTPS requests 404 Response code

This tutorial we want Ban with ModSecurity IP addresses for specific time with ModSecurity that causes multiple 404 errors on the web site. Ban with ModSecurity Depend you Apache/Nginx and PHP configuration, you may use phase:1 with rule 4000 & 4002. Also you need enable SecResponseBodyAccess On to ModSecurity configuration files. SecAction “phase:2,initcol:ip=%{REMOTE_ADDR},id:’4000′,pass,nolog” SecRule RESPONSE_STATUS […]

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Install ModSecurity with Apache on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

In this guide we will see how to install ModSecurity Web Application Firewall (WAF) to secure your apache web server. You need an Apache Web Server installed on your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS before you proceed with installation of ModSecurity WAF. Installing Apache To install Apache on your Ubuntu, issue following commands $ sudo apt-get update […]

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Why choose Malware Expert Commercial ModSecurity Rules ?

No matter how well a web server is configured, it is useless if it’s not properly secured. It’s a famous saying, ‘a chain is as strong as its weakest link’. As a system admin you have to address all vulnerabilities of your server. Since one single untreated vulnerability will be exploited by an attacker and […]

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How to Securing Web Server

Here in this tutorial we are talking about the basics of the steps required when securing Web server. Hacking is regularly performed by automated scripts written to scour the Internet in an attempt to exploit known website security issues in software. Here are 8 basic tips to help keep your server safe secure and online. […]

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