Author: Manuel Lemos
Package: Tor Geoip Tools
One way to protect against those attacks from all those machines is to block network connections from the whole IP address range segment.
This package simplifies blocking a whole IP address range segment by generating commands to run the Linux iptables command that adds rules to stop all the IP addresses that belong to those range segments.
About the Tor Geoip Tools Package
The basic purpose is: Generate IPTables rules to block the range of a IP
Here follows in more detail what it does:
This class can generate IPTables rules to block the range of an IP.
It can find the IP range segment of a given IP address by looking up at a GeoIP database in CSV format generated by the Tor project geoip-db-tool command.
The class can output commands with parameters to use the iptables program to block the IP range segment.
The class can also determine the country of a user accessing a Web site based on the IP address of the user's computer.
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