Re: Dos attacks

Am Sun, 05 Jul 2009 09:06:27 -0400 schrieb Leythos:

In article <a0ee3a21-2ece-48db-8cfc-272c4939f7f2>, ashley12765@xxxxxxxxx says...
We had trouble with out website because of DoS attacks and we are
thinking about installing a Web Application Firewall.

Most firewall appliances handle DOS attacks, most all of them are under

DOS != DOS, depends on the kind of attack, mot of the tcp based syn flood
attacks can be handled via firewall or if the OS kernel supports it you
probably can handle it on the sytem itself as well.