Mailing List Message #15578
From: Scott E. Boesch <>
Subject: Re: How to blacklist a client IP?
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 06:13:47 -0800
To: <SIMS>
X-Mailer: QUALCOMM Windows Eudora Version

The same thing happened to our server earlier this month (exact same IP address).
I took the brute force approach and removed the machine from internet
access for about 30 seconds.

The probing stopped and did not resume.


At 08:52 AM 1/21/2008, you wrote:

I'm back as I have a problem with a "client" at who has
since last night, been trying to get into the accounts by going through
hundreds of username/password combinations. Here's a log extract:

11:14:21 0 SYSTEM Account {consult} Resources open failed. Error Code=-43
11:14:21 1 POP {consult} is not open: password(eagle) is wrong.
Connection from []

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