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An overview of DoS and Ways to Detect and Prevent DDoS Attack
DoS is an abbreviation of Denial of Service attack. It is a type of attack on a network which is developed to flood the network with useless traffic. Many DoS attacks, such as the Ping of Death and Teardrop attacks, exploit limitations in the TCP/IP protocols. For almost every attack that is known, there are software fixes available, which the system administrators can install to limit the damage caused by the attacks. Just like viruses, newer DoS attacks are being developed by hackers.With this
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Protecting Apache with Mod_QOS to Prevent DDOS Attacks of Slowloris
Apache being the dinosaur that it is prone to a host of denial of service attacks. A common form of attack refered to as HTTP flooding (for example Slowloris) exploits Apache’s architecture.

Installing and setting up Mod_QOS

Firstly we will download Mod_QOS:

cd /tmp
wget http://kent.dl.sourceforge.net/project/mod-qos/mod_qos-9.57.tar.gz
apt-get install apache2-threaded-dev gcc

Untar the archive:

tar -xvf mod_qos-9.57.tar.gz
cd mod_qos-9.57/apache2