Tag: malicious

  • Blocking malicious crawlers or scrapers in Apache

    Occasionally we see a customer who has a popular website that often gets people trying to crawl it and copy the lot, This has the unfortunate side effect that its hammering the site. Made worse only by dynamic pages and loops this can literally take down a server in some occasions. Often you can slow […]

  • Finding spam sending PHP scripts on your server

    Everyone has the occasional user who may leave something on their server that may send spam, or not update things as fast as they should. Tracking down the spammer can be a real problem though. Sometimes you can track down the domain, but not the script, other times they may have so many files that […]