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Cheers, Antti Kanes > -----Original Message----- > From: real estate agent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: 29. marraskuuta 2008 17:39 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Fw: [vchkpw] Defending against vpopmail grinders? > > I'm still getting copies of your emails. > > Thanks, > Matthew > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Angus McIntyre" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <> > Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2008 10:29 AM > Subject: [vchkpw] Defending against vpopmail grinders? > > > > Lately, my maillog shows large numbers of attempts to relay mail > > through my host. The attempts show up in the logfile as failed > > password checks, i.e. > > > > vpopmail: vchkpw-smtp: vpopmail user not > > found alex@:220.127.116.11 > > > > The attackers are trying a sequence of 93 distinct usernames - > > administrator, alice, alex, andy etc. - and a variety of passwords. > > > > The majority of the attacks originate from dynamic IPs on Taiwanese > > ISPs hinet.net and tfn.net.tw. > > > > I'm not particularly concerned that they'll break in, but > I'd like to > > block them anyway, if only to keep my SMTP ports clear for > legitimate > > traffic. > > > > Is there a vpopmail equivalent of 'denyhosts' - something > that allows > > a limited number of failed attempts before automatically > blocking all > > subsequent connections from that IP? > > > > Angus > > > > > > > > > > > > > > !DSPAM:4931671432311114613185!