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Web Server Attack

  • Over the past hour I’ve been struggling with what seems like an attack on my VPS hosting service. Technical support have reported as follows:

    It seems your server was being hit hard by the following IPs … They were creating so many apache processes your server was running out of RAM which was causing the services to fail.

    I run almost exclusively WordPress websites (The IP’s originate in Romania … and one of the high-traffic websites on the host is a WordPress Romanian install). Is there something I can do in WordPress to prevent this? (search forums and plugins – and couldn’t find anything that seemed relevant to this).

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