Brian Vagnoni on 9 Dec 2008 20:06:32 -0800

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[PLUG] Brute force SSH attack confounds defenders

There goes the neighborhood :-)

 --SSH Brute Force Attack Uses Botnet to Target Specific Servers
(December 5 & 8, 2008)
After noting a spike in failed SSH logins in October, researchers
identified an ongoing brute-force attack that involves multiple machines
that have been compromised with bot software.  The attacks target
specific servers.  Researchers have not been able to obtain a sample of
the botnet code used in the attack.

Brian Vagnoni
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