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Re: SSH probe attack afoot?
From: Barrie Dempster <barrie () reboot-robot net>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 20:24:40 +0000
On Sun, 2005-02-06 at 10:09 -0500, Bernie Cosell wrote:
We're now getting hammered with the third round of ssh probes in the last
four days [one from CA, one from Brazil and one from Virginia]. I was
wondering: is there some virus or the like floating around now that
leaves an ssh-hammering zombie in its wake? Or is it just coincidental
that we have gotten three floods?
[the probes are just dozens of random-seeming login attempts with a bunch
of root-password-guesses interspersed]
Multiple SSH brute force tools,which has been covered on this list and
others a few times over the last year.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/75/200407271059.11940.robin () kallisti net nz/2005-02-04/2005-02-10/0
Barrie Dempster (zeedo) - Fortiter et Strenue
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