Open Relay Abuse
March 31, 2022
The story I really didn’t give much attention to the ‘Country analysis’ world heatmap tab on the SIP honeypot data web interface till I one day noticed that every hour there were over 100 unique IP addresses from the US attacking my honeypots. Checking the database I noticed a pattern in the format of the stored headers in the database. Next I checked the source IPs of the suspicious traffic in Shodan.