I asked about reporting an attempt to access our computing system:
> An attempt was made this morning to exploit a rather well known
> bug to gain access to our business computing platform from an
> account at a remote (and unrelated) site.
> I have already contacted postmaster & root at the involved sites,
> but have not yet received a response.
> Does protocol or conventional wisdom suggest reporting this attempt
Although the vulnerability was reported by the CERT advisory CA-93:16
of November 4, 1993, and the attempt was unsuccessful, the consensus
suggests reporting the attempt back to email@example.com. I will.
Thanks to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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