Disabling WordPress XML-RPC and Banning Offenders With fail2ban

This isn’t something new. SANS ISC reported on this 2 years ago.¬†The bad guys love anything that can be used in a reflection DoS and the WordPress XML-RPC functionality is a prime candidate. There are various ways to disable it, through WordPress plugins for example, or by hacking away at code. All of these are fine if you’re in control¬†over what gets installed on the web server. In a shared