[Dshield] I rejoined the list...

John Draper lists at webcrunchers.com
Sun Oct 20 06:21:44 GMT 2002


>On Saturday 19 October 2002 06:47 pm, John Draper wrote:
>> CODE RED - A lot of people on this list have been reporting a huge increase
>> in Code Red attampts on port 80.
>>
>> Earlier today,   i port mapped an OpenBSD box to a specific machine on our
>> internal network - to help me solve an apache problem.   Seems that Apache
>> had done some things that aren't making people very happy,   so I had to
>> allow a friend to get on the box to help me,  and I needed to open up port
>> 80 for testing.   Within 8 seconds of opening port 80,   WHAM!  we started
>> getting code red attacks...   BOY!   These people in Asia must be super
>> busy...
>>
>> John
>
>I get a few Code Red probes everyday, but that doesn't beat the 200+ probes 
>on port 4156 (Linux Slapper variant). Most of these are coming from Italy, 
>Asia (Taiwan/Japan) and people using the same ISP as me (Bell Sympatico).

Yea - they are like everywhere...   little pests and rodents like roaches...  you just can get rid of em...   Oh yea,  and "ants" also...    :-(

John





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