Tag Archives: hacking

State Sponsored hacking?

So yesterday my site got hit by a large number(140) of Chinese IP addresses  all trying to login to my site. Fail2 ban blocked them and sent me lots of emails: Then this morning another pile of Chinese IP addresses … Continue reading

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Bot Net slowing down

As a follow on to my post about the slow cycle bot net  it now looks like its slowing down (i.e. Fail2ban has blocked most of the compromised machines).

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A very large but sneakily slow bot-net?

Anyone who runs a server is used to it to being attacked by compromised machines which target their SSH services, their web services and their email services. The attack on the email services takes two forms : either trying to … Continue reading

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