[Full-Disclosure] Automated SSH login attempts?
pauls at utdallas.edu
Mon Jul 26 02:49:41 BST 2004
--On Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:47 AM -0400 Jay Libove <libove at felines.org>
> Here are some log entries from my system:
> Jul 15 10:01:34 panther6 sshd: Illegal user test from 184.108.40.206
> Jul 15 10:01:34 panther6 sshd: Failed password for illegal user
We've been seeing these as well, and in every case we've notified the
owners, they have mailed us back to let us know that the host had been
You would be doing the owners a big favor by notifying them that their host
is probably compromised.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
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