[unisog] Increased Activity

Brian Eckman eckman at umn.edu
Wed Mar 24 14:44:39 GMT 2004


Lang, Michael wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> 
> This is my first post to unisog and I just subscribed, - I hope that this isn't repetitive...
> 
> This morning I see a dramatic increase in hosts on our network that are scanning for 
> 
> tcp 2745
> tcp 1025
> tcp 3127
> tcp 6129
> tcp   80
> 
> The attacked IP is chosen pretty random with the first octet staying the same and the last three changing.
> 
> Not only is there a dramatic increase of hosts on our network getting this, but I see a lot from the Internet pouring into our network.
> 
> Anyone clue me into what this one is?


Polybot (a.k.a. Phatbot). It's being going on for a couple of weeks now.

Brian

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Brian Eckman
Security Analyst
OIT Security and Assurance
University of Minnesota


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