Off topic: Hacker

Brian Millett bmillett at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 15:23:46 UTC 2005


On Mon, 2005-08-15 at 08:11 -0700, Rick Lim wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> I know this is not the correct forum to ask this question, but I have to
> start somewhere.......
> 
> I have a friend with a linux firewall box.
> There appears to be a very simple minded hacker trying to do simple ssh
> password attacks on this box.
> 
> I have been using whois and reporting this to each ISP he/she is coming from
> but he/she just breaks into a different machine on an new ISP and tries
> again.
> 
> Is there something more I can do to track this person down?
> Thanks.

This is a cool tool that I use to get an automated list of attacks.
http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/
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Brian Millett - [ Sofie Ivanova / Susan Ivanova, "Eyes"]
"Only one way out. Only one way."





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