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ModSecurity Cookie and Link Protection Patch

A significant event occurred on the mod-security-users mailing list in July: a large code contribution was made by Daniel Fernndez Bleda and Carles Bonamusa Prez from Internet Security Auditors. The patch, made against ModSecurity 1.9.4, adds cookie and link protection...

ModSecurity Performance Tip

I was asked recently to investigate performance of an ModSecurity installation in order to see if there's room for improvement. This particular installation is used to defend against blog comment spam. It has a large number of simple rules, all...

Apache Reverse Proxy Memory Consumption Observations

Last week I spent some time stress-testing Apache 2.2.3 configured to work as a reverse proxy. I discovered (actually, re-discovered would be more accurate) two issues worth sharing. Memory consumption of an Apache process will steadily increase as the number...

ModSecurity 1.9.x Performance Testing

You can tell that I am too busy when I take almost three months to blog about something interesting and useful to a wider audience. This is one of those occasions. Earlier this year Adrian Asher, Head of Security at...