DoS attack in the wild
neel.hjs at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 00:10:14 MSD 2009
Can anybody tell how to test DoS attack on webserver please ?
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 12:52 AM, Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-06-19 at 21:45 +0300, luben karavelov wrote:
> > A DoS attack against number of http servers is available and has hit
> > slashdot today:
> > Out of the box nginx is also vulnerable (I have tested it on latest 0.7
> > installation).
> What were the results of your tests? I can see Apache being vulnerable
> to this, given the amount of resources it requires per connection, but
> Nginx should be much less susceptible. The only resource I'd expect to
> see exhausted might be sockets, which can be tuned at the OS level.
LINUX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to
understand the simplicity
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