Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #14953
From: Dave Pooser <dave-cgpro@pooserville.com>
Subject: Re: Blacklist Setting
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 09:15:23 -0500
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
> If I have this entered in my blacklist entry
> 222.0.0.0-222.183.255.255
>
> Why do I still get this in my logs?
>
> 00:00:00 0 SYSTEM Opening a new log file on Tuesday, April 19, 2005
> 00:00:00 0 SYSTEM Account {connect} Resources open failed. Error Code=-43
> 00:00:00 1 SMTP {connect} AUTH failed: password(654321) is wrong.
> Connection from [222.183.149.23:1381]

Because SMTP AUTH overrides blacklists. You would have to block this range
at your firewall/router to prevent this sort of hacking attempt.
--
Dave Pooser
Cat-Herder-in-Chief, Pooserville.com
"In our family, happy usually involves gunfire and at least
two patrol cars showing up." --SomethingPositive.net


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