Contributions

Tutorial
This blog post details:

1. How to retrieve lists of data center IP prefixes when a Phoenix application starts.
2. Using a radix tree to store IP prefixes for fast lookup.
3. Why Erlang’s persistent_term module is the best choice for this problem.
Service
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Tutorial
A tutorial on how credential stuffing attacks can occur against a Phoenix application, and some strategies to mitigate them using PlugAttack. The post walks through:

- Setting up a victim application, named orru
- Using a basic script to perform automated logins, envy
- The throttle and fail2ban rules in PlugAttack, and some potential pitfalls you may run into when setting them up, and how to avoid them