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From "Michael A. Peters" <mpet...@domblogger.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Possible DOS Attack
Date Sat, 21 May 2016 13:51:44 GMT
On 05/21/2016 06:22 AM, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:
>
> victim but if the coders of these things were smart they would be
> making real money with legitimate work.

Not always that simple. A lot of smart people have trouble getting hired.

As for the break-in attempt, there are enough common passwords that to 
thoroughly exhaust brute force can take quite a few.

If the system isn't configured to block you after a few dozen then may 
as well keep trying until your dictionary of common passwords is exhausted.


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