We did it again. Now someone else's badly administered site doesn't have to interfere with your bandwidth.
Yes, you've got Mac OS X. Yes, you're protected from Code Red, from Nimda and probably a lot of other Windows NT viruses/worms out there (and yet to come), but even with Mac OS X and Apache, your system bandwidth is clogged by handling each and every one of these illegal messages. An incoming server request makes an illegal request such as: /root.exe ... and your Apache replies with: "I don't know what you're talking about", the infected host doesn't go away, but returns again and again and again. Your uninfected server is more...
- Mac OS X 10.1 or later