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Archive for July 2010

fighting against slowloris attack

2010-07-22 by Axel Reinhold, tagged as apache, network, security
Last week my webserver was hit by a "slowloris" attack. slowloris is a simple and effective low-bandwidth Deny-Of-Service-attack which brings almost every apache to its knees.

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GreenSQL database firewall production report

2010-07-05 by Axel Reinhold, tagged as performance, security
Since 24.06.2010 i use GreenSQL database firewall in production on my root server. Here are some experiences and a performance report.

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