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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