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Hacking question


Darth Ginkgo

Anonymous
When someone tries to access a long file that doesn't exist (see beolow) on our Geeklog site. Does that mean they'
re trying to exploit a weakness and hack the site? Anyone know?

Someone keeps trying to access the following file:

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tokyoahead

Anonymous
maybe someone tries to cause a buffer overflow?
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Dirk

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AFAIK, that's an attempt to exploit a bug in certain versions of Microsoft's IIS webserver.

There isn't much that you can do against these things and if you're on Apache, you can safely ignore them anyway ...

bye, Dirk
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Darth Ginkgo

Anonymous
Thanks, Dirk.

We're on Apache!
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