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    Default Attack from China

    Received this today from the forum (bot?):

    Dear JohnT,

    Someone has tried to log into your account on Multihulls4us Forums with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes.

    The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 117.169.1.117

    All the best,
    Multihulls4us Forums

    What would some sod in China want to try and log into my account for?

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    Default Re: Attack from China

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnT View Post
    What would some sod in China want to try and log into my account for?

    in order to phish or spam, and coming from your established account, possibly give any links posted thereby some validity. Clickbait, that is to say.

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    Default Re: Attack from China

    I also received this forum message some days back, the IP address was different though, started with 118.
    Roger

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    Default Re: Attack from China

    At least the security is working
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