Colombo Telegraph

ColomboTelegraph Password Cracking Attempt Blocked

By Colombo Telegraph

Yesterday morning Colombo Telegraph monitored attacks against the website. Hackers are attempting to unlawfully gain access to or take down the Colombo Telegraph website by trying to crack the password of the site.

Attempts of password cracking have been logged from the Internet Protocol (IP) address 146.0.79.23, which originates from the Netherlands.

Colombo Telegraph logged more than 100 attempts before blocking the IP.

For those of Colombo Telegraphs more technically interested readers, please find below information on the hacking attempts.

146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:31 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php

HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:31 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:31 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:32 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:35 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:33 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:37 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:36 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:34 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:37 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:36 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”
146.0.79.23 – – [08/Aug/2012:02:52:38 +0200] “GET /wp-login.php
HTTP/1.1” 200 3950 “-” “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1;
en-US; rv:1.9.1.3) Gecko/20090824 Firefox/3.5.3 GTB5”

 links:

“password cracking” –  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password_cracking

“Internet Protocol” – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Protocol

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