I keep unsubscribing and it stops for a while and then its starts again.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Antti Kanes" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <vchkpw@inter7.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 29, 2008 11:00 AM
Subject: RE: [vchkpw] Defending against vpopmail grinders?


You should consider unsubscribing from the mailing list if you don't wisth
to receive the mails sent to the list.
Just follow the instructions.

 Antti Kanes

-----Original Message-----
From: real estate agent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: 29. marraskuuta 2008 17:39
To: vchkpw@inter7.com
Subject: Fw: [vchkpw] Defending against vpopmail grinders?

I'm still getting copies of your emails.

----- 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[19950]: vchkpw-smtp: vpopmail user not
> found alex@:
> 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
> 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


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