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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 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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How to Install Nginx with ModSecurity from source

Introduction ModSecurity is an open-source Web Application Firewall (WAF) for Apache, Nginx and IIS web server. This application layer firewall is developed by Trustwave’s SpiderLabs and released under Apache License 2.0. ModSecurity protects websites from hackers by using a set of regular expression rules to filter out commonly known exploits, it allows HTTP traffic monitoring, […]

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