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| 8:07 pm on Dec 9, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Hello, anyone seen this behaviour?
126.96.36.199 - - [09/Dec/2002:00:34:30 +0100] "CONNECT 188.8.131.52:25 HTTP/1.1" 400 307 "-" "-"
And I got 116 other lines vaguely similar.
| 8:15 pm on Dec 9, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Appears to be a bot programmed to look for open proxies.
| 8:27 pm on Dec 9, 2002 (gmt 0)|
Normally they would just use a GET if they were after open proxies, I'd expect to see a CONNECT used to check if the service allows connections on user-defined ports to be bounced through it.
Since CONNECT is normally disabled or unsupported if they got a good result then they could come back and do a more thorough test.
| 10:04 pm on Dec 9, 2002 (gmt 0)|
so otherwise put, its ok to ban the ips
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