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nmap
11-13-2009, 22:36
I just got an automatic message from this site that someone from a NJ IP was trying to login to my account repeatedly.

Here's the text:

Someone has tried to log into your account on Professional Soldiers with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes.

The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 24.131.72.129

Odd....

Anything special I should do?

Ambush Master
11-14-2009, 09:00
None of our Registered Users match that IP, so just be sure you use a complex Password.

SF_BHT
11-14-2009, 09:03
Here is what I got on a quick check........


Hostname: c-24-131-72-129.hsd1.pa.comcast.net
ISP: Comcast Cable
Organization: Comcast Cable
Proxy: None detected
Type: Cable/DSL

Geo-Location Information

Country: United States
State/Region: PA
City: Pittsburgh
Latitude: 40.3441
Longitude: -79.9773
Area Code: 412

He is on the black list by 4 sites.......... Spamer......
Could just be a probe......

Team Sergeant
11-14-2009, 09:17
Here is what I got on a quick check........


Hostname: c-24-131-72-129.hsd1.pa.comcast.net
ISP: Comcast Cable
Organization: Comcast Cable
Proxy: None detected
Type: Cable/DSL

Geo-Location Information

Country: United States
State/Region: PA
City: Pittsburgh
Latitude: 40.3441
Longitude: -79.9773
Area Code: 412

He is on the black list by 4 sites.......... Spamer......
Could just be a probe......
And now he/she's banned on this website.

Ambush Master
11-14-2009, 09:26
And now he/she's banned on this website.

Beat me to it!!!:D

nmap
11-14-2009, 09:32
Many thanks! :)

Kyobanim
11-14-2009, 12:36
Everyone should take a moment and change their password. Good rule of thumb is 8 to 15 characters, upper case, lower case, numbers and special characters. Just use something random.

For example don't take a word and change a o to a zero or a 1 to a !. Those are common something truely random like #mz*Dc00#4v.

This should be part of your computing routine for all your passwords and should happen ever 30 to 45 days.

lindy
11-14-2009, 17:30
If you're like me and have "fun" trying to create new pwords every 90 days for home and work, I use these for the Firefox:

http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/firefox-password-manager-addons.html