The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Tuesday, January 24, 2006

A thought process …

I have to wonder the thought process of a script kiddie that runs the SSH22 Scanner (which tries to log into servers via ssh using a series of precanned userids and passwords) as fast as it can. Doing so only brings attention to the fact that it's sucking up network bandwidth and loading down the box, gaining the attention of the sysadmin, thus negating the purpose of running such a program in the first place.

I also have to wonder at the thought process of a script kiddie that logs back into a box after loosing the connection and not bothering to see if anyone is logged in as root before starting the SSH22 Scanner back up.

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