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January 24, 2006 - Filed in Linux HowTos by FelixEverytime you visit a website, your browser also sends the URL of the previous page to the server you are accessing. In default configuration, Apache does save that information to the logfiles. This information can then be used by logfile analyzing tools such as Webalizer to create statistics of which pages most of your visitors came from.
Yesterday I noticed that someone was massively accessing our server and submitting referer URLs like
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