[Dshield] Increase in port 25 traffic !
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Tue Aug 19 20:46:10 GMT 2003
>Could the increase in port 25 probes be a result of the now patched systems
>(discussed in another thread) no longer being available to spammers? Could
>it be a recon scan in preparation for a scan for open relays? Maybe not,
>but it's an idea. Are any mail server operators out there seeing an
>increase in relay attempts to coincide with this?
I believe this is what it is. it also could be the result of a very
heavy effort on our part to get spammer's proxies and worm infested "zombie" boxes shut down.
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