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DDoS. Are we that helpless? [duplicate]

With recent DDoS incidents related to wikileaks, I can't help but feel that pretty much all sites online are very vulnerable to such attacks. Visa, MasterCard (to name a few) have shut down because of ...
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Windows Advanced Firewall - Advanced Rules? [duplicate]

my game server is being DDoS attacked (Windows Server 2012). Probably you would say there is nothing I can do but I don't think so because I can use my dedicated server in a normal way, it's just that ...
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How to block a DDoS attack? [duplicate]

My website is under a DDoS attack with bots. They are all coming in from different IPs so I can't block them all. Is it possible to make a CAPTCHA or a password just to connect to the site first for ...
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Iptables ratelimit UDP DOS attacks [duplicate]

Well, I've been a victim of Ddos attacks and I really can't figure out how to avoid it. On some machines it works, while on some it doesn't or probably I'm doing it wrong in some way, Attackers are ...
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Prevent scanning of the Apache's /default directory [duplicate]

I have two directories, under /var/www/vhosts: mydomain/ and default/. Files in default directory can be accessed using IP address of our server. I have checked Apache log and somebody is ...
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Best Practice for captcha based protection against D.O.S to Nginx Proxy [duplicate]

The idea is explained here In simple words, Nginx Proxy plays the role of load balance and transmits the HTTP/HTTPS requests to servers. If the number of request times within a certain period from ...
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How can I implement an ip whitelist to protect my server? [duplicate]

I'm going to start running a gameserver soon and I want a way to reduce the the damage of a denial of service attack. I want to make it so when someone joins the game their ip adress is added to a ...
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Windows server 2008, a very small DDoS is able to kill my server [duplicate]

So I have this i7 3.2Ghz 6-core dedicated server running Windows Server 2008, with a 1Gbps internet speed. Everything runs fine and nice, and the machine is strong enough to handle even up to 700 ...
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iptables connection limit does not work on debian [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up some basic DOS protection. The following iptables rule works on a CentOS box but NOT on debian (wheezy). #limit the parallel http requests to 50 per class C sized network ...
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netfilter ip_conntrack and (d)DoS [duplicate]

Does using netfilter.ip_conntrack in the kernel in anyway help mitigate (d)DoS attacks or does it make it worse? I know it adds the ability to track connections and such but just curious if it helps ...
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PHP web hosting: how to prevent clients to DOS/DDOS? [duplicate]

I'm providing a partial web hosting solution where my clients may upload and execute their own php scripts. Besides the security routine I'll have to check (off topic here) I would like to know ...
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TCP DOS: How to terminate CLOSE_WAIT connections? [duplicate]

One of my servers is getting DOS'ed - there are a large number of connections in the CLOSE_WAIT state which are preventing legitimate users from connecting to the system. So is there any way to close ...
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Will MX records with a longer TTL help mitigate effects of DoS attack? [duplicate]

We have our email hosted at Google Apps, and have our DNS servers for the domain setup at Namecheap. About a month ago our website went down (not a big deal, since it's most just a contact info ...
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blocking udp attack ip with iptables [duplicate]

I was trying to block an ip of ( network stresser tool - a ddos websites selling ddos bots by seconds online ) the first one i was trying to block with iptables : iptables -A INPUT -d 173.193.26.73 ...
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I know how to scale my software, but how to prevent downtime because of network outages? [duplicate]

We are running rather large LAMP sites which scale well software wise. We use redundant load balancers in front of a bunch of webservers using MySQL via a proxy in master-slave-slave-slave. We are ...

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