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I have a production website (nothing about blockchain or related) and I a received hundreds of POST request to "/" with these params. Obviously my server raise an error because it doesn't know how to handle it, but i am curious. What are these request? Is it something bad?

POST "/"

 {
      "id" => 0,
      "jsonrpc" => "2.0",
      "method" => "eth_blockNumber"
    }

POST "/"

{
  "jsonrpc" => "2.0",
  "id" => 1,
  "method" => "eth_getBlockByNumber",
  "params" => [
    "0x0",
    false
  ]
}

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    Those look like HTTP requests to an Ethereum Node. Perhaps someone has posted your server URL as that of an Ethereum Node. – goodvibration Jan 17 at 7:31
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To quickly answer the question, it does not seem to be something bad.

The second request seem to be requesting block data based on its number .

I am not sure for the first. It seems to be requesting the latest block number of the chain.

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