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DOS attacks

2015-05-06 23:40:44.744317+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

To whoever just made 111 HEAD requests using https://github.com/typhoeus/typhoeus at within the one second of 16:15:33: Cute, and I've dialed back how many attempts Apache will attempt to serve (and, oddly, I thought I was doing smart things with HEAD requests, but it's been 10 years since I've looked at that code), but bullshit like that is why my ufw block list is growing substantially, and if we're going to continue to have an open Internet, ya can't be pulling that crap.

Also, if you really want an instantaneous dump of my archives, let's figure out how to do that better, possibly with some push protocol.

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#Comment Re: DOS attacks made: 2015-05-07 04:34:42.563152+00 by: ebradway [edit history]

You kids get off of my lawn internet.

#Comment Re: DOS attacks made: 2015-05-07 15:50:48.874305+00 by: Dan Lyke

Yeah, also: Learn how to write bots.

Kids these days...