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man, you fire off letters of complaint and they get absolutely ignored.

actually getting one back is such a rare occurance, i thought i'd share it
everyone!

pete



----- Forwarded message from Viawest Abuse <noc-abuse@viawest.net> -----

Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 19:16:45 -0700 (MST)
From: Viawest Abuse <noc-abuse@viawest.net>
To: Peter Jay Salzman <p@dirac.org>
Subject: Re: network abuse from viawest.net



It looks like someone under our space was hacked and used as a jumping off
point for further attacks.  The situation is being handled.  Thanks!

Regards,
Viawest Abuse
abuse@viawest.net



On Fri, 9 Nov 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> hello,
>
> i just saw that someone from 216.87.72.42 attempted to log into my machine,
> belial.ucdavis.edu.
>
> nobody uses belial but me.  in fact, nobody has an account on belial except
> for me.   this is, without a doubt:
>
> 1. someone accidentally typed "ssh belial.ucdavis.edu"
> 2. a hacker from an IP address you manage is trying to get in.
>
> can you please get back to me and tell me what's going on?
>
> thanks.
> peter
>

(log stuff deleted)



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