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#1 serrath

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Posted 23 October 2011 - 11:03 PM

How does the Slowloris DoS differ from a regular octopus attack?

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Posted 24 October 2011 - 04:10 AM

As I understand Octopus is a genre of attack where as slowloris is specifically against a web server using half state http requests. You wouldnt therefore be using a slowloris attack against, for example, an IRC server application layer but could still be employing an attack which comnes under the octopus heading.




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