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From "Cato, Christopher" <cc...@rational.com>
Subject RE: Security - Attack
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2002 13:10:57 GMT
a simple purpose - since it's my home machine, i did it just for fun. Since
M$ allowed Code Red and similar viruses to thrive on Windows systems, while
saying that "Windows is perfectly secure", why not try a redirect to their
systems. At least I got a laugh out of it.

christopher - a bored guy.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Funk [mailto:funkman@joedog.org]
> Sent: den 13 juni 2002 15:04
> To: Tomcat Users List
> Subject: Re: Security - Attack
> 
> 
> Warning: this may start flame war - but its my opinion.
> 
> What is the purpose of detecting and trying to prevent these 
> attacks? If 
> someone code reds (or similar) you - they get a 404 error. 
> Why waste the 
> extra processing power and  extra config maintenance on 
> something that 
> does "no harm". When the next type of attack comes out - should the 
> config be changed to address that? Its a waste of time.
> 
> -Tim
> 
> Jim Urban wrote:
> >>create a bunch of mod_rewrite filters (in httpd.conf - for 
> Apache) that
> > 
> > redirects
> > 
> >>all those requests to www.microsoft.com
> > 
> > Can you provide an example?
> > 
> > Jim
> > 
> 
> 
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