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Secure Apache2 with mod-security

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This article will show how-to install, configure and set up apache's mod-security module on a debian based system. This was done on Ubuntu Dapper and should fit any Debian based system.

Mod_security is an Apache 1.x/2.x module whose purpose is to tighten the Web application security by shielding the applications from attack. The idea is to filter request and web content before passing it to apache core.

Once installed, mod-security needs to be defined some rules matching patterns, filter request and HTTP stream and in the end do different actions like allowing, denying, log…
 read more | mail this link | score:5220 | -chantra, August 26, 2006
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