I was looking through my server logs a couple of days ago and noticed
that I my blog (redchocolate.ca) was the victim of a short attack
against my login page (/accounts/login).
It wasn’t very successful, as all the requests were GET requests, but
there were 40 hits over 5 minutes. The attack was from
13/Mar/2006:16:06:53 to 13/Mar/2006:16:11:42 (times UTC).
The request IP address was 126.96.36.199, which resolves to:
Apparently these folks are in the internet security industry. I wonder
why they were so interested in that page.
The browser signature suggest IE6:
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; .NET CLR
1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50215
Maybe they were hacked