Re: repeated requests for a file favicon.ico - log
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004, Emil Perhinschi wrote:
> Sorry to bother, but is this an attack? I get repeated requests for a
> file "favicon.ico" that should have been, or so the client connecting
> believes, in the root of my htdocs.
if you do NOT like those silly messages cluttering your apache log files
- grep out those favicon.ico messages
- or touch /home/apache/html/favicon.ico
( cleans up the log files at least )
> site I am doing for a customer. This comes after some weeks of attacks
> and failed buffer overflow attempts, so I might be getting to nervous.
and were any of those attacks successful ??
- sounds like you had lots of free (script kiddie) security audits on
your server :-)
always good to be nervous ... esp with customer data on your servers