Acunetix’ Bogdan Calin wrote an article explaining why .htaccess files should not be used to secure sensitive data: htaccess files should not be used for security restrictions.
Block and filter unwanted web HTTP traffic with blacklists, on both IIS and Apache. Protect your website easily with this PHP blacklist class. Let’s create our own HTTP web blacklist filter.
Learn how to use .htaccess in Windows Server IIS. In this post I’ll provide you with some useful .htaccess URL rewrite examples. URL rewrite examples that you can use on Window Server IIS for your website.
.htaccess to secure your website Here are 7 .htaccess snippets for you to secure your website, by using .htaccess as a kind of Web Application Firewall (WAF). You can use this information to block exploits and rogue HTTP requests on your website.