Apache attacked by a "slow loris"
Posted Jun 25, 2009 1:07 UTC (Thu) by gdt
Parent article: Apache attacked by a "slow loris"
More generally, you can play a similar game with TCP Acks.
The underlying change has been the growth of botnets. One upon a time DoS attacks had to have leverage -- to consume much more resources on the attacked than on the attacker. But botnets allow a 1:1 leverage to be acceptable to an attacker. This opens a new world of unexplored DoS vectors.
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