Widespread brute force / dictionary attacks overnight

We received notifications from literally every Internet facing firewall that we have deployed as well as a number of honeypot devices for failed login attempts from an IP Address This IP Address is in the same network ( that we’ve seen similar traffic from in the past and we have no indication of any legitimate traffic to or from that network in the past 12 months.

If you manage one or more networks with Internet connectivity, it may be worth looking into this network range to see if there has been any traffic (or successful logins).

For our MyIT clients, we had already blocked a few specific IP Addresses based on similar traffic in the past but are now updating all of our managed firewalls to block the entire network (

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Cyber Tech Cafe an  IT Service Company with a focus on helping small to medium business get the most out of their technology investment.  As a small business ourselves, we understand the challenges you face and have designed our service offerings to help you get the most out of your technology dollar.  We offer on-call, as needed support if you just need a quick fix or extra set of hands right now.  We also offer maintenance plans that we call “MyIT” that are designed to address the most common concerns (patch management, disaster recovery / backup, log review, etc.) that are based on the number of workstations and servers that you have and have no term contract.  We believe that, if you find value in what we’re doing, you’ll find a way to keep us around without contract saying that you have to.

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