[CentOS] [OT] odd network question

Fri Aug 2 03:58:50 UTC 2019
John Pierce <jhn.pierce at gmail.com>

On Thu, Aug 1, 2019 at 8:53 PM Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

> ....

reveals that of all the source addresses trying to poke at 48825,
> there are 193 unique addresses. Either this indicates a heck of a lot
> of sites having at my firewall, or that some few sites are all spoofing
> their addresses. I can sort of understand people whaling away at ports
> that may conceal gold, from their warped point of view, but I haven't a
> clue why so many people would be beating on some apparently unassigned
> and unused port.

distributed botnets....  its all noise.

-john r pierce
  recycling used bits in santa cruz