Phishing for Open Proxies: Baby Squid Hooked In Under 18 Hours

Posted by VISITOR on Jan 26, 2006 9:36 AM EDT
Email Battles; By BJ Gillette
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Email Battles reports that their unpublished Squid server was up for just 17 hours and 35 minutes before an attacker tried to use it as an open proxy. The story examines how the company used a program called ProxyJudge to find the perpetrator registered in Korea but located in Austin, Texas. The story also says: " if the Korean door-knocker had succeeded, our server would have been added to a list of open proxies."

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