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July 28th, 2014

I’ve had to ward off the demons a few times since I host numerous sites through Moxune. Today was another one of those great starts, I awake to an e-mail from Rackspace… A production server had been rebooted for consuming too much swap space. Great! Dashing to the console I find my server sitting at a load of over 80! Of course, some bastard on the other side of the Internet is spamming  xmlrpc.php on my default website, which just so happens to be a WordPress site.

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