A simple way for a Citrix ADC (NetScaler) to respond with a 404 not found


I am a big fan of cheating if it comes to security. Giving wrong answers to questions may be misleading and will direct attackers into the wrong direction. This will cost time and, at the same time, rise the risk of being caught red-handed. If someone attacks a website, he has to be discrete and fast. Discrete to not get trapped, quick to be long gone in case the owner learns about the attack. So...

Customizing a 404 message using Citrix NetScaler


Why would you like to customize a 404 page? Well, it’s all about misleading information. A hacker has a very limited chance to get a friend with your web server. On the other way, he needs to find out as much as any possible. The more he knows, the more likely his attack will be successful. On the other hand, he has to let sleeping dogs lie. With other words: He must not alarm you. One of...

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