[Dshield] amihacked.com now without portscan
Johannes B. Ullrich
jullrich at sans.org
Thu Mar 3 14:11:11 GMT 2005
> YOU TOLD THEM THEY HAD TO ENTER THE NUMBER FOR THE PORT SCAN MANUALLY!
> If somebody is so thin skinned that they are complaining, they should
> realize that Johannes indicated to them in advance what is coming.
(I cut out the 'relevant' parts of the post below ;-) ).
Let me just state clearly:
Valueweb, the hosting company, did do exactly what they where supposed
I don't think the compaint was from someone who didn't like the page.
Most likely, they just forgot that they visited the portscan page.
On the other hand: I should have known better. I did run a similar
portscan page a long time ago. At the time, I was lucky enough that the
system was hosted at a smaller more "personal" ISP. They knew me, and
ignored the occasional complaints.
The system I have with valueweb is used for various old stuff and
experiments. But for the price they charge, i don't expect them to
provide any special services.
I guess the surprise was that it took only a couple days for someone to
Regarding PGP keys: I typically change keys once a year, and did so
recently. I keep a current set of my keys in these two locations:
(two different servers/networks. you will also find them on some public
Johannes Ullrich jullrich at sans.org
SANS Internet Storm Center (617) 639 5000
PGP Key: https://secure.dshield.org/PGPKEYS
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