[unisog] step up in SSH scanning starting today?

Robert Lemos lists at robertlemos.com
Tue May 13 17:08:48 GMT 2008


On May 12, 2008, at 11:02 PM, <vijay at ericavijay.net> <vijay at ericavijay.net 
 > wrote:

> Yes, huge increase in our honeypot about 1600 from just one single  
> IP in KR,
> yesterday within a few hours.


Ubuntu also just announced a serious vulnerability in OpenSSH keys. I  
don't know if the increase -- which seems to be a random dictionary  
attack against SSH hosts -- and the release of the vulnerability are  
related.

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-612-1

-R

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