AmazonAWS contact

Matt Palmer mpalmer at
Wed Jun 4 23:11:29 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jun 04, 2014 at 03:19:01PM -0700, Eric Brunner-Williams wrote:
> Could someone from Amazon Web Services contact me off list? I'm getting
> root login attempts from one of your assets

You and the rest of the Internet.  Who would have thought that giving
anything[1] than can scrape up a valid CC number 20 machines, a phat pipe,
and ever-changing IP addresses would be an invitation to abuse?

- Matt

[1] If nobody has written automation to take stolen CC numbers directly from
carder forums, open accounts with them on AWS, and then do their worstest
until they get shut down, I'll be very surprised.

If you are a trauma surgeon and someone dies on your table, [...] everyone
would know you "did your best".  When someone does something truly stupid
with their system and it dies and you can't resuscitate it, you must be
incompetent or an idiot.  -- Julian Macassey, in the Monastery

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