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MR2 Fan
January 25th, 2015, 06:29 AM
origin IP is in the Ukraine:




Dear MR2 Fan,

Someone has tried to log into your account on GTX 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: 188.163.79.166

All the best,
GTX Forums

KillerB
January 25th, 2015, 07:28 PM
Got that too.

Cam
January 27th, 2015, 11:07 AM
My turn.


Someone has tried to log into your account on GTX 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: 188.163.79.166

Yw-slayer
January 27th, 2015, 05:59 PM
Same here.

Sad, little man
January 28th, 2015, 07:37 PM
Yup, I got one.

Yw-slayer
January 28th, 2015, 09:27 PM
Surely we need to do something about this?

Random
January 29th, 2015, 10:37 AM
Sorry, I've been in the field and not able to take care of this. :)

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There's nothing I can do on the vBulletin side--IP bans only block someone from registering.

I've submitted a help ticket to our hosting provider inquiring if they have had any other reports of similar behavior and whether it is possible to block that IP at the server level.

Random
January 29th, 2015, 12:04 PM
We do not have any other report of such issues and I have blocked the particular IP in the server.

Please do let us know if you have any further notifications.


:)

Dicknose
January 29th, 2015, 01:44 PM
Excellent.

Rare White Ape
January 29th, 2015, 03:59 PM
If they really wanted to get in couldn't they just make their own account?

It's not like we have sensitive information here (except for the stuff shared by our more sensitive types).

Random
January 29th, 2015, 04:08 PM
I think they are trying to establish username/password combos, since so many people recycle both.

wang
January 31st, 2015, 07:20 PM
Hacked by Chinese! 180.153.100.242
:sadbanana: