Post Xmas Pwnage

Peter Hickman peter.hickman at
Thu Jan 4 09:13:59 GMT 2007

Everyday I run a script that checks various logs to get the ip addresses 
of people who have tried to hack my system. I usually get 5 - 10 new 
addresses a day from people trying to brute force my ssh connection. 
Over the Christmas week I got 2,700 new addresses. I assumed that this 
was because people were connecting their new PC to the internet and 
getting owned.

In the past 24 hours I have just added another 3,300!

Is it me or is anyone else seeing this?

Peter Hickman.

Semantico, Lees House, 21-23 Dyke Road, Brighton BN1 3FE
t: 01273 722222
f: 01273 723232
e: peter.hickman at

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