On Tuesday 12 April 2005 01:52 pm, DAve wrote: > I have recorded a AOL ip attempting to connect to a users pop account, > this user having experienced missing email for the last two months. The > attempts showed up when I changed the users simple password to a better > one.
are you sure it's not just the user? :) Or perhaps a friend of the user, who let your user use his or her computer, and set up the account in OE or something? > No answer from AOL at their [EMAIL PROTECTED] account concerning my > inquires and log samples. I'm being told by an ex AOL employee that they > will not provide any details of the user attempting to hack the pop > account. of course not, especially for something this petty. > Any suggestions? How would other admins handle this? FBI? CERT? I do > know that AOL will delete the records tonight so anything I do must > happen soon or the information will be lost forever. I highly doubt anything bad is going on... and even if there is.. I highly doubt the FBI would do anything about it. Change the user's password to one that isn't blatantly stupid, and problem is solved. -Jeremy -- Jeremy Kitchen ++ Systems Administrator ++ Inter7 Internet Technologies, Inc. [EMAIL PROTECTED] ++ inter7.com ++ 866.528.3530 ++ 815.776.9465 int'l kitchen @ #qmail #gentoo on EFnet IRC ++ scriptkitchen.com/qmail GnuPG Key ID: 481BF7E2 ++ jabber:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
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