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Definition: HTTP - the Hypertext Transfer Protocol - provides a standard for Web browsers and servers to communicate. The definition of HTTP is a technical specification of a network protocol that software must implement. HTTP is an application layer network protocol built on top of TCP. HTTP clients (such as Web browsers) and servers communicate via HTTP request and response messages. The three main HTTP message types are GET, POST, and HEAD.

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If you wish to "hide" your IP address when talking to a server, you could send your traffic through a proxy. Then the server will see the proxy's IP address instead of "yours". If you're looking for a …
answered Jul 4 '12 by MattBianco
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What would be the point in issuing spoofed SYN to a HTTP server if you don't intend to continue the TCP handshake? Your web server won't see the HTTP request unless the (possibly faked) client gets … the SYN/ACK, and continues to establish the TCP session, and sends a HTTP request. Store the database on disk, structure it cleverly (like a tree) for fast lookups. If the client is spoofed or not …
answered May 2 '12 by MattBianco