how to deal with port scan and brute force attack from AS 8075 ?
bill at herrin.us
Mon Apr 11 19:12:08 UTC 2016
On Mon, Apr 11, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2016, at 07:41 , William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 5:36 AM, Bacon Zombie <baconzombie at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would ignore the portscans since there is nothing wrong with portscanning
> the Internet.
> You might want to check with your lawyer on that. If you
> _intentionally_ port-scan a computer located in Virginia without the
> owner's permission (and do nothing else, just port-scan it) it's a
> class 3 misdemeanor under 18.2-152.1, et seq. That's up to a $500 fine
> for each computer you scan. By comparison, shoplifting is a class 1
> misdemeanor while possession of a schedule V narcotic is another class
> I think you’re on shaky ground here.
> 18.2-152.3 reads:
That's computer fraud. You want § 18.2-152.4, computer trespass.
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