Some German bot(s) seemed to take interest in one of Cogneato’s sites, Rockin Houston. The aging site is fairly inefficient with a lot of data, and the bot was causing high load on our DB server. I have implemented a PHP blocker for certain IPs, but I wanted something more broadly applicable. I made a rate limiting rule on Cloudflare that should block this type of behavior and prevent it from even hitting our server once the rule triggers.Continue reading post "Annoying bot and Cloudflare free rate limiting"
Some presumed bots figured out the reCaptcha (version 2) we protect forms with at Cogneato.Continue reading post "reCaptcha solved by bots?"
Recently, one of Cogneato’s client’s site donate form was submitted thousands of times, presumably to fraudulently test credit card numbers.Continue reading post "#2907"