Articles Tagged with "Denial of Service"


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Mod_Security and Slowloris

December 10, 2010 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

After all the press around Wong Onn Chee and Tom Brennan’s version of a HTTP DoS attack, I think people started taking HTTP DoS a tad more seriously. Yes, there are lots of variants of HTTP based DoS attack, and I’m sure more tools will surface over time. The really interesting part is how both Apache and IIS has disagreed that it is their problem to fix. So we are left to fend for ourselves. ...

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Report: Shortage of cyber experts may hinder govt

July 22, 2009 from: hackyourself.net

Federal agencies are facing a severe shortage of computer specialists, even as a growing wave of coordinated cyberattacks against the government poses potential national security risks, a private study found.

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Slowloris HTTP DoS

June 19, 2009 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

Robert "RSnake" Hansen discusses a denial of service (DoS) attack against some popular web servers (Apache specifically). His proof of concept code (a working exploit against Apache web servers) takes advantage of connection delays requested by the client

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Using Denial of Service for Hacking

June 04, 2009 from: Rsnake's blog at ha.ckers.org

In his web application security blog (http://ha.ckers.org) Robert Hansen (Rsnake) discusses using Denial of Service attacks in new ways against web applications

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