@tek Poor effort on the adversary's part then. They could have at least done *some* research.

Ah, yeah... Turns out that when you use the correct syntax in fail2ban jail definitions, they actually end up doing what you want...

(Specifically, to overwrite a variable in an action, use action = actionname[variable=value] instead of anything else that might come to mind...)


We tend to see a short 1-2 day wave of them every couple of months. We've noticed that they're only ever sent to domains serviced by our Mimecast MX-es, while the few subdomains that aren't, are left alone.

Does that mesh with what you see?

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@fedops @alxd

"So it's best to assume whatever you hand to such a service is not controlled by you anymore."


I'm not sure how google hashes/encrypts those passwords, but obviously its not a one-way method. I reckon there's a chance that they use your google password (or another auth token) to encrypt your plaintext password, allowing you to decrypt it.

Again, we don't know, so we can't be sure.

Let's start calling ISPs that aren't fiber "narrowband".


Either that, or they obtained the list of exposed passwords, hashed them with whatever hashing method they use, then compare hashes against the ones that you've got saved.

A match=Compromised password.

That's how I'd do it if I were trying to protect my users without infringing on their privacy.


Trunk is a really good way to follow people who have published an interest in a particular subject: communitywiki.org/trunk/

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