John K's message of a day or two prompted me to look at my mail
logs (out of curiosity, I don't use the same method to access mail).
I found large numbers of attempts to connect to the POP3 port, in
the last few days, and at the start of August. I don't need POP3
access (didn't even know there was a server installed) so I've
firewalled it off.
Is there a new exploit in the wild? They seemed to be just
password-guessing, nothing more sophisticated.
Brendan Halpin, Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, Ireland
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