abuse@ and postmaster@ in the modern world?

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Fri Nov 17 16:42:23 GMT 2006

On 17 Nov 2006, at 16:20, Peter Hickman wrote:
> No one has tried to hack my apache server in months, my non  
> existent FTP and mail servers get hit once a week. However I am  
> firewalling 10 to 50 new addresses a day for trying to brute force  
> my sshd.
> It's quite worrying.

Here's my current crop. I like the idea of them banging away at port  
22 with absolutely no hope of getting anywhere :)

[andy at surly 16:40 /home/andy]# sudo pam_abl
Failed users:
     NOUSER (91)
         Blocking users [!root]
     nobody (5)
         Blocking users [!root]
     root (429)
         Blocking users [!root]
Failed hosts: (8)
         Not blocking (171)
         Not blocking (48)
         Not blocking (19)
         Blocking users [*]
     61-218-42-232.hinet-ip.hinet.net (276)
         Blocking users [*]
     cpe000874482f64-cm024350003164.cpe.net.cable.rogers.com (4)
         Not blocking
     nutecroofing.com (3)
         Not blocking

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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