Brand-new BitNinja WAF 2.0 is out now – open beta
Eniko Toth

Brand-new BitNinja WAF 2.0 is out now – open beta

Wooow! Are you ready for something new? Well, we have it!  The long-awaited BitNinja WAF 2.0 beta is now here! Currently, this beta is available for everyone who has Pro or Trial license. But wait! Before you go running to our Dashboard, to switch it on … please take a few minutes to read this article, as it contains lots of super valuable information – that will help familiarize you with this brand-new feature. Why WAF 2.0 is better than any other WAF solutions? •We grant a pre-defined, default ruleset for all the websites hosted on your server to guarantee low false po...
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Fun way to read a book
Anita Batari

Fun way to read a book

What do you think about SPAMs? Most of us think they are useless and heavily annoying, but not for everybody. There are some geeks, who totally understand the background and find it rubbish, but sometimes they read them to “entertain themselves” and learn more about the recent patterns hacker tactics. Have you ever found a hidden gem among spams, worth showing to your friend? ‘Cus we have! We captured a spam attack causing some funny moments and now we’ll show it. Contact form spams - nightmare for a sysadmin Yesterday, while one of our talented administrators anal...
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The benefits of Free Licence
Eniko Toth

The benefits of Free Licence

What kind of protection does the Free Version provide? What features are available on the Dashboard if I only have free licences? These are frequently asked questions and now, we would like to summarize the answers to those users who only use the Free Version on their servers. This overview can also help if you have some doubts regarding the BitNinja or it can assist even those clients of ours, who would like to learn a bit more about the Dashboard. Let’s begin, shall we? What’s the difference between the Pro and the Free Versions? The Free Version provides only basic protecti...
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BitNinja WAF Beta

Boglarka Angalet
Our Ninja Lab is always full of fantastic ideas and improvements. Sometimes it’s an easy ride to develop a terrific feature, sometimes it takes longer to find the right recipe. Yes, you guessed well, we are talking about the web application firewall module. But thanks to our enthusiastic users’ contribution in development and to our ’never givin’ up’ kind of tech ninjas, WAF Beta is available now for BitNinja 1.8.   Web Application Firewall: a holy grail feature Generally speaking, web application firewalls monitor, filter and block incoming and outgoing traffic on HTTP protoc...
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The story of BitNinja WAF from backstage

Boglarka Angalet
BitNinja has two very efficient detection modules. Log analysis and DoS detection does a great job in filtering attacks, but they are lack of one very important thing. Log analysis can only work on requests already reached your server. There are attacks like login brute force attacks, where it is not a problem as there is a very low chance the right user/pass combination will work within a few trials. Unfortunately, there are attacks when one good targeted request is enough to hack a web application and inject infected code or alter files and gain access. Since we started BitNinja,...
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Release note on BitNinja 1.5 | DoS Detection update

Boglarka Angalet
We’ve been through some busy weeks again, full of excitements and DoS-improvements. We’d like to say thank you again for all the supportive bugfix and development tickets, sent by you all. We can bring the best out of BitNinja together, no doubts about it. ;) Let’s see the new features and bugfixes which gave birth to BitNinja 1.5.   Features DoS Detection has been refactored. Now it supports exceptions for local and remote ports. For remote port 25 the new threshold is 200 connections. For local 22 port the new threshold is 40 connections. Auto...
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