Server Attack Visualisation

 
 

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 our web server was attacked when somebody tried to hack our CMS admin password. I decided to visualise the attack on the busy server through log file analysis. It’s a game of pong!

The music you’re hearing is something I composed on my computer a few years back titled “Asteroid of Fear”.

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Dan Petrovic is a well-known Australian SEO and a managing director of Dejan SEO. He has published numerous research articles in the field of search engine optimisation and online marketing. Dan's work is highly regarded by the world-wide SEO community and featured on some of the most reputable websites in the industry.

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3 Responses to “Server Attack Visualisation”

  1. Genius!

     
    • Łukasz Rogala
  2. I’m surprised you’re not running anything to prevent this? E.g. ‘Better WP Security’ or ‘User Locker’…

     
    • Mike Hudson
  3. Huge!

     
    • Goran Tepshic

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