[Scottish] Checked your proxy lately?

andrew white andrew.white at darknet.demon.co.uk
Sun Jan 9 05:42:37 UTC 2011

On 01/07/2011 11:02 PM, Colin McKinnon wrote:
> Hi all,
> While I'm sure you've all got your systems setup securely, I've noticed that 
> recently there is more noise in my logs from HTTP proxy requests than I get 
> for ssh attacks. AFAIK, I'm not running an open proxy. 
> The origin of these requests are primarily China. Do I nned to spell out the 
> risks here?
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I get crap loads of these in apache. I guess most of them are checking
scripts to see if its open.

I moved my ssh server off the standard port to get rid of the constant
poking it got and that simply killed all the noise.

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