Post Xmas Pwnage
tjc at wintrmute.net
Thu Jan 4 11:23:54 GMT 2007
On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 09:13:59AM +0000, Peter Hickman wrote:
> 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?
I can't say I've seen anything like that..
I've only received 1-2 attempts a day on the systems I'm monitoring.
Turning and turning in the widening gyre/The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold/Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world
(gpg --recv-key B1CCF88E)
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