[ILUG] Logwatch - dramatic fall in "attacks"
niall at moybella.net
Mon Sep 12 13:17:48 IST 2005
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Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Has there been a general fall in "bad packets" over the last month?
> I recently changed to a static address, and the number of dopped
> packets has fallen dramatically (ten-fold).
> Is this just a coincidence? Is there any reason why dhcp addresses
> should be attacked more?
My guess you be that most worms, script kiddies, etc. are interesting
in dhcp ranges as they are the ones most likely to have unpatched and
unfirewalled windows hosts on them.
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