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Apache Web Server Hardening: How To Protect Your Server From Attacks. The default Apache configuration will expose the server version. This information might help an attacker gain a greater understanding of the systems in use and potentially develop further attacks targeted at the specific version of the server. It is also most vulnerable to cyber-attacks. By applying numerous configuration tweaks we can make Apache withstand malicious attacks up to a limit. Following are some Apache web server hardening tips that you can incorporate to improve security. Following these tips, you can install mod_security from your default package installer.