After a first episode on Fail2ban focused on Wordpress bruteforce attacks, I thought it would be a useful to go back to something more generic. Fail2ban is mainly used to stop SSH bruteforce attacks, or at least that's how I see it used, with the good old
sshd jail. However …
Nowadays, bruteforce attacks on Wordpress blogs are common, and defending
against them is quite documented. However, I feel my setup is unusual, so I
thought it was worth a blog post. What's the goal ? I want to stop Wordpress
bruteforce attacks using Fail2ban.
So you just have to install this …
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