On Tue, 2 Nov 2004 15:59:49 -0800, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Liam McDermott (theirishmole at gmail.com):
>> > my brother is running a linux box connected to adsl 24/7 and has hag
> > several attempted ssh connections from the same ip address.
>> Several? Is that _all_?
>> > who should he contact? , the gardai?, or is there another specialist
> > department.
>> I'd say, ring up the Solar Guards!
>http://www.starships.com/SF_Image45.HTML>> Seriously, people get this all the time, and it's remotely possible that
> it might even be accidental. You could try interesting the
> constabulary, but I'd be staggered to find out that they'd be
> interested, absent something more significant having happened.
Not just remotely possible, fairly reasonable. I ssh into my home
machine all the time, and sometimes use an old IP (dynamic). Erm, none
of the logins were user 'rob' were they? :)
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