Re: "Don't panic"?

From: Markus Friedl (
Date: 01/30/02

From: (Markus Friedl)
Date: 30 Jan 2002 12:36:59 GMT

In <NxI58.4188$> "Nico Kadel-Garcia" <> writes:

>Richard, I've been seeing a *lot* of system scans over the last few months.
>People are breaking into one vulnerable box and using it as a springboard to
>scan entire networks. Reporting such random connection attempts helps track
>the penetrated machines so that the administrators can get them cleaned up:
>I've personally found such reports about my own network to be quite useful
>in finding un-secured machines at my new job.

sure, but from my experience it's better to spend
the time fixing the problems instead of hunting scanners.