After takin' a swig o' grog, Roy Schestowitz belched out this bit o' wisdom:
> __/ [Handover Phist] on Thursday 13 October 2005 06:52 \__
>> Roy Schestowitz blithely blithered
>>> There appears to be hundreds of them all over the world, China and Russia
>>> in particular.
>> *sigh* I remember my first ddos attack... Dont worry too much, your site
>> is showing up fine here. Log what you can. See if you can use iptables
>> rules to kill the attacks by IP or frequency of request. Most of all
>> relax and try to see it as an exercise.
> Thanks. I have just got an Apache rule from a friend, so I believe I can
> weed out the attacks that have gone on for over a week and reached
> worrisome levels.
This IP was hammering me from 2:18AM to 3:58AM
Invalid user bartha from ::ffff:184.108.40.206
with many different names tried.
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