Archive for December, 2010

Has OpenBSD FBI backdoors?

In these days of security uncertainty even NSA has understood and acts like large parts of its networks and computers are compromised. “There’s no such thing as ‘secure’ any more”, Debora Plunkett, head of the NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate, has confirmed. Well at least they finally listened to security experts… Read the funny article here. […]

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ModSecurity blocks SlowLoris attacks

In mid 2009 was released a tool able to perform a successful DoS attack to different webservers just from a single client. This tool is called SlowLoris and is available here. The attack consists in opening many connections with the target, blocking it with incomplete requests. Soon different solutions and mitigations to this attack came […]

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