[NCSC-FI News] Italian CERT: Hacktivists hit govt sites in Slow HTTP’ DDoS attacks

Italy’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) has disclosed recent DDoS attacks against crucial government sites in the country over the past couple of days
As part of the announcement, CSIRT explained that the attacks on the country’s government, ministry, parliament, and even army websites, used the so-called “Slow HTTP” technique
This method is based on sending one HTTP request at a time to webservers but sets the request at a very slow transmission rate or makes it incomplete, leaving the server waiting for the next request.

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