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Mon Jan 31 19:50:36 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Todd wrote:
>> Also avoid having phpMyAdmin off the main web directory. Ordinary users
>> > don't need access and should never have access to it. Hide it away
>> > somewhere and create a virtual Apache host to use it with a
>> non-standard
>> > port number. Make it hard for the hackers and spoilers to find it.
>> Um, no. The answer is yum remove phpMyAdmin on a production system. As I
>> read the logs for all our servers, and a number are world-visible
>> websites, I can't tell you the number of times I've seen probes looking
>> for that.
> I don't run PHPMyAdmin, I connect to my MySQL over SSH and obviously run
> SSH on an alternative port and don't allow root log-ins.
> But I do have some fun with those that try and snoop for URL's like
> /Php-my-admin, /p/m/a, /admin, /sqlweb, etc, etc. If I see something new
> show up, I add it. I redirect them through ReWrite rules to a RewriteRule
> .*
> http://%{REMOTE_ADDR}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301,QSA]

Hmmm... what's that do? The thought that comes to mind is to redirect them
to a known malware site, or some site that you consider to have the most
obnoxious set of popups/popunders/driftons (preferably all at the same
time), or maybe a pr0n site....

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