Sunday, September 03, 2006

Core-Project Hijacks an IP

Saw these idiots again today looking for FrontPage on my server: - "POST /_vti_bin/_vti_aut/author.dll HTTP/1.1" 404 1176 "-" "core-project/1.0" -"HEAD / HTTP/1.0" 200 - "-" "-" - "POST /_vti_bin/_vti_aut/author.dll HTTP/1.1" 404 1176 "-" "core-project/1.0"
The IP appears to be dedicated to a single customer hosted on
Sadly, Rackco has shared and dedicated hosting so I was unable to easily pin down if this was a compromised server or some little script monkey running in a different account on a shared server.

I guess the only thing I'm amused with is how would some random script in shared hosting, if that is indeed the case, crawl out using a different IP than the server default.

Traceroute have a few clues: ( ( ( ( (
Still nothing pointing out more than one IP to block.

Ah well, either way, can't seem to narrow down the IP range assigned to Rackco because isn't responding and ARIN just shows the major block assigned to PCCW formerly "Beyond The Network America, Inc.".

Wel'll keep an eye on this one.

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