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Re: FTP Probes from Taiwan/China
From: kysi ferul <redwingblakburdz () yahoo com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 09:40:19 -0700 (PDT)

 "FORMOSA"...from Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver!" Please see: "Two Babylons"
  Gordon Ewasiuk <gewasiuk () gnmc net> wrote: 
On Today, mike harrison wrote:
Has anyone seen a dramatic increase in FTP probes/scans/bad stuff from
certain IP blocks in Taiwan or China? Specifically, 211/8, 61/8, and
202/7. I'm logging over 7500 probes/hr right now. Is there a new
exploit out or something?

Another network just surfaced: 210.82/15

I am getting lots of port 80'ish scans from those IP ranges.
and a few port 139, but I have not seen a port 21 (FTP) scan from anyone
in the last 30 minutes... while monitoring a /19 and a /20 locally.

Apprec. the info. Probes are falling off now. 25k in the last 6hrs
(as of 1500hrs EST).

Not much in the grand scheme of things but more then I like. A couple of
servers at this facility are being targeted - no sooner had I ACL'ed
one block when probes from a new block to the same targets surfaced. In
any event, the target servers are offline pending a close inspection.

Thanks to all that responded,


Gordon Ewasiuk, Certifed Sun Fanatic, Winstar VHC
The REAL office number is here-----> 703.893.4901
Tired of BSODs, My Computer, and Code Red?


Kysi Ferul  redwingblakburdz () yahoo com

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