two attempted break-ins from Hong Kong & Italy

yarmfelder_at_yahoo.com
Date: 07/05/05


Date: 5 Jul 2005 07:42:43 -0700

Hello,

I would like to announce two attempted but failed
break-in attempts to a computer that I have locally.

The first was someone from Italy, ip address
80.17.93.150 who attempted to break in via ssh,
using random user names and passwords.

inetnum: 80.17.93.128 - 80.17.93.159
netname: CONSORZIO-AGRARIO-PICENO
descr: CONSORZIO AGRARIO PICENO
country: IT
admin-c: FP27-RIPE
tech-c: FP27-RIPE
status: ASSIGNED PA "status:" definitions
mnt-by: INTERB-MNT
source: RIPE # Filtered
address: CONSORZIO AGRARIO PICENO
address: viale Indipendenza 2
address: I- 63100 Ascoli Piceno AP
address: Italy
nic-hdl: FP27-RIPE
source: RIPE # Filtered

The second from Hong Kong had the IP 210.17.180.83,
who wanted to log in via ssh as root.

Here is their info:

inetnum: 210.17.180.80 - 210.17.180.95
netname: SPORT_FIELD
descr: Sport Field Limited
person: PSN NOC
nic-hdl: PN2-AP
e-mail: noc@pacific.net.hk
address: 574, 1 TradeMart Drive,
address: HITEC, Kowloon Bay,
address: Hong Kong
phone: +85-226-201880
fax-no: +85-223-354520
country: HK
changed: noc@pacific.net.hk 20030825
mnt-by: MAINT-HKSUPER-AP
source: APNIC

I shall certainly be reporting this to the appropriate
authorities :)

YF