Internet Security News and Tips

Blocking access to your server from specific countries

If you spend time watching the security of your web servers you know in recent years the many hacking attempsts and security probs come from IP addresses in China. The Chinese hackers are the most common evidenced by the US government's Titan Rain investigation covered Google has expressed their concerns about hacking attempts from China.

Their government does nothing to stop or even discourage hackers. So, we must take precautions from the hackers and do it ourselves.

A simple method as a fist line of defense can be through your router's IPTABLES or by the .htaccess file.