Dealing with Layer 7 DDoS attacks (RUDY, Slowloris, etc)
bighype at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 17:09:50 UTC 2011
I am curious as to how nginx deals with DDoS attacks that attack
through app layer, layer 7. I managed to find this page:
which claims that nginx is susceptible to the attack. Since this is
from 2009, has anything changed?
Also, has anyone tested nginx vs R-U-DEAD-YET (RUDY)? I haven't found
any tests online...
I ask because these types of attacks are becoming extremely common and
hacktivist groups are using these simple tools to bring down all kinds
of large sites.
Thanks for any insight,
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