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Version 0.5.3 released

This release, and the prior release, fix a couple of issues. See the CHANGELOG for more info.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-12-02

Version 0.5.1 released

This fixes a nasty bug with the handling of permanent bans. It is highly recommended that you install the new version right away.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-08-11

Version 0.5 released

This release adds custom banning via an external script as well as some internal code improvements. See the changelog for more info.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-05-06

Version 0.4.2 released

This adds bidirectional blocking in pf.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-04-04

Version 0.4.1 released

A CPU usage bug was fixed in this release

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-03-07

Version 0.4 released

This version has a number of improvements in overall speed, but most especially within the "shelf" database type. There is also the addition of an option to use an Exponentially Moving Average for ban determination. See the release notes for more info.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-03-07

Version 0.3 released

This release adds a "shelf" database option which uses the Python standard library "shelve" module as the databases type. This, coupled with a couple of other changes offers the ability to remove reliance on any external packages.

This release also contains a few bug fixes and it is strongly recommended that you upgrade

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-02-15

Version 0.2.2 released

Fixed a problem with internet address conversion

Posted by Jay Deiman 2008-01-24

Version 0.2.1 released

Recommended you upgrade to this version as it fixes an error in the integer calculation of an IP address.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2007-12-20

Uploaded all versions of dictdefence

All versions of dictdefence have been uploaded and are available for download here on Sourceforge. Dictdefence version 0.2 is the latest.

Posted by Jay Deiman 2007-12-14

Sourceforge Project Approved

My Sourceforge project was approved and I'm now in the process of setting up all the various sections on here.

Please visit the home page for this project for more information at:


Bug tracking is set up for this project at:


Posted by Jay Deiman 2007-12-14

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