[OS X TeX] Leopard 10.5.1

Christopher Menzel cmenzel at tamu.edu
Fri Nov 16 14:14:15 EST 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 12:35 PM, Berend Hasselman wrote:
> ...
> I'm glad that stealth mode is enabled; it appears that some machine  
> is attempting to connect to TCP.
> This seems to be happening quite regularly.

Probably a so-called "script kiddie" running a script that (if  
unchecked) attempts scores of brute force logins over a short period  
of time.  I have a daemon running on my Linux server that watches for  
these attempts and blocks them after a few tries, and I've logged  
attacks from over a hundred distinct IPs just in the past few weeks.


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