Intrustion attempts from Amazon EC2 IPs

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Sun Jun 22 10:38:27 CDT 2008



On Jun 22, 2008, at 5:52 AM, Paul Kelly :: Blacknight wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> Have any of you recently noticed a lot of ssh scanning coming from  
> amazons EC "cloud" IP blocks?
>
> Today alone I've seen approx 4m attempts from EC2 IPs on just 20  
> nodes on our network.
>
> Has anyone any experience with Amazons abuse people?

You are aware of the NANOG thread (68 messages) on spam coming from  
the Amazon cloud - thread title is
"amazonaws.com?" and it started May 23rd ? I would scan it as it deals  
with responses
(or lack thereof) from Amazon.

Regards
Marshall

>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Paul
>
> Paul Kelly
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