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From Ben Johnson <...@indietorrent.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] error 404 from a page that does not exist
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2012 17:19:50 GMT


On 9/12/2012 1:10 PM, Marc Fromm wrote:
> Strange. I don't have wordpress on my server. Where could it come form?

Someone is "guessing URLs". That is, probing your server to see whether
or not you have WordPress installed.

This is harmless, for the most part, but you may want to take some kind
of action against these kinds of activities. (See, for example, fail2ban.)

Good luck! And stay vigilant.

-Ben

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Howard [mailto:chris@elfpen.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:07 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] error 404 from a page that does not exist
> 
> 
> 
> wp-login.php  is the WordPress blog system login screen
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/12/2012 11:58 AM, Marc Fromm wrote:
>> Apache keeps reporting this several times per minute
>>
>> ---------------------
>>
>> ERROR 404:September 12, 2012, 9:52 am
>>
>> Referring Page:
>>
>> URI:/apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png
>>
>> ---------------------
>>
>> ERROR 404:September 12, 2012, 9:52 am
>>
>> Referring Page:
>>
>> URI:/apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png
>>
>> ---------------------
>>
>> ERROR 404:September 12, 2012, 9:52 am
>>
>> Referring Page:http://www.finaid.wwu.edu/studentjobs/index.php
>>
>> URI:/studentjobs/undefined
>>
>> ---------------------
>>
>> ERROR 404:September 12, 2012, 9:53 am
>>
>> Referring Page:http://www.finaid.wwu.edu/wp-login.php
>>
>> URI:/wp-login.php
>>
>> The page wp-login.php does not exist or at least I cannot locate it.
>>
>> Any ideas what might be going on? Have I been hacked
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Marc Fromm
>>
> 
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