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?


Matthew,

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.

Cheers,
 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.

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[19950]: vchkpw-smtp: vpopmail user not
> found alex@:114.44.124.32
>
> 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
>
>
>
>
>












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