Thousands of ssh probes
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sat Mar 6 06:33:58 UTC 2010
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 300, Issue 10, Message: 6
On Fri, 05 Mar 2010 16:07:29 +0000 Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk> wrote:
> On 05/03/2010 15:51:52, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> > The spamtrap is a shiny object for spam, and anything that goes there gets
> > blocked for an hour from hitting the low port. I presented this at a
> > conference once.
> Having an IPv6-only high-mx seems to terminally confuse most spambots...
I understand why IPv6 would confuse them, but don't follow why higher
numbered MXs would be more attractive to them in the first place?
Are they assuming a 'secondary' MX will be more likely to accept spam?
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