[Chugalug] Brute force attacks on router… Maybe?

wes wes at the-wes.com
Thu Feb 28 20:24:29 UTC 2013

are you using Synergy by any chance? I had this exact behavior across
multiple models when using Synergy. I also continue to see other users of
Synergy report this as a bug.


On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok gang I need some help here... Dave Brockman weigh in if you have time.
> I have a wireless network at the office that will not behave. I always run
> my wireless routers as AP only with no DHCP. PfSense is doing all the heavy
> lifting.
> I have replaced the router at the office with 4 different brands in the
> last 8 months. Currently a Cisco/linksys product. Was fine until yesterday
> then started acting up in similar ways to the last 3 units. Some of my
> connected computers just disconnect and will NOT maintain a connection
> unless I reboot the router. Add to that the the admin web-gui is not
> accessible unless I reboot.
> Some routers were running factory firmware, some had DDWRT.
> I know the amount of information I am giving you is light, just wondered
> if anybody either had a good idea of what it might be due to prior's, or
> that I am getting brute-forced repeatedly because it is a target rich
> environment (20+ wireless networks) or is it the proliferation of wireless
> that is gimping things up?
> Hello.... Bueller?    Bueller?
>  Phil Sieg
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