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From Yehuda Katz <>
Subject Re: URL scanning by bots
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:40:38 GMT
On Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Christian Folini wrote:

> But you can try it out for yourself easily with
> 2-3 ModSecurity rules and the "pause" directive.
Someone suggested the same idea to me and I tried it out on one of my
servers by setting PHP as the 404 handler and having it loop there. (which
saves you the trouble of setting up mod_security if you already have PHP).
I noticed increased server load and no decrease in bot requests.
- Y

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