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PacketExchange wilderness msg:4439372 11:51 pm on Apr 10, 2012 (gmt 0) Class D is irrelevant. I've 2008 &09 references to ScanSafe in which they were using the Mzima Networks. 69.174.58.zzz - - [10/Apr/2012:20:02:08 +0100] "GET /MyFoldert/MySub/MyPage.html HTTP/1.1" 200 49634 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1; Trident/5.0)" PacketExchange, Inc NETBLK-PACKETEXCHANGE-V4-07 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 ScanSafe Inc. MZIMA08-CUST-SCANSAFE04 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199 The images were grabbed on an entirely different and unrelated URL (likely an open proxy). This page gets regular activity from ranges looking for a way to circumvent other denied ranges. I'm certainly not allowing access to an PacektExchange. Although it goes on behind the scenes, this is an open challenge.
motorhaven msg:4439433 4:19 am on Apr 11, 2012 (gmt 0)
Question... by blocking Scanscafe is there a risk of blocking legitimate corporate users? wilderness msg:4439440 4:56 am on Apr 11, 2012 (gmt 0)
I'm sure there is, however I'm denying PacketExchange, which ScanSoft utilizes. motorhaven msg:4439445 5:06 am on Apr 11, 2012 (gmt 0)
Okay, I just checked my registration logs. I have a boatload of legitimate users registered from 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206. In 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 I show 10 legitimate registered users. So I can't block those out, much of my traffic is during business hours from larger corporations. :( wilderness msg:4439449 5:36 am on Apr 11, 2012 (gmt 0)
motorhaven, We each must determine what is beneficial or detrimental to our own website (s). If you wish to allow just the ScanSoftRange 69.174.58.? 69\.174\.([0-9]|[1-46-9][0-9]|5[0-79]|1[0-9]|12[0-7])\. dstiles msg:4439736 8:08 pm on Apr 11, 2012 (gmt 0)
I block both scansafe and packetexchange but I didn't have the 69.174 ranges. Thanks for the heads-up, folks.