Re: SSH probe attack afoot?
From: Barrie Dempster (barrie_at_reboot-robot.net)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 20:46:32 +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.
-- With Regards.. Barrie Dempster (zeedo) - Fortiter et Strenue blog: http://zeedo.blogspot.com site: http://www.bsrf.org.uk [ gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.keyserver.net 0x96025FD0 ]
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