IT Observer: Using mod_evasive for Blocking HTTP DoS Attacks

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“If you do business on the Web, you are, to some degree,
vulnerable to Denials of Service attacks. If Apache server is part
of your infrastructure, mod_evasive is an extremely effective
third-party security module to mitigate the effects of DoS

“Mod_evasive is an Apache security module whose purpose is to
fend off request-based DOS attacks or brute force attacks. In
addition to its capability to block HTTP DoS attacks, it provides
an interface to send attacking IP address to another security
application such as firewall, routes and other network management

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