[development] My site is under attack (trackbacks, spam and cpu usage).

Khalid B kb at 2bits.com
Mon Sep 18 14:10:00 UTC 2006

> Alternatively, you could block all the IPs at the firewall (thus,
> dropping the traffic instead of responding to it, above), but that's a
> bit more difficult to do unless you own the box.

I started blocking the IPs in .htaccess. This worked for a while
when I had comment spam attacks.

Then they smartened up and started bombadring from various IP
addresses which makes this a cat and mouse game.

More information about the development mailing list