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Security worries...

ajitajit New
edited August 2013 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8

I noticed two users registered my forum from a location that I would not expect. Should I be worrried about security? reverse lookup on ip shows..

inetnum: -
netname:        CHINANET-FJ
descr:          China Telecom
descr:          No.31,jingrong street
descr:          Beijing 100032
country:        CN
admin-c:        CA67-AP
tech-c:         CA67-AP
status:         ALLOCATED PORTABLE
remarks:        service provider
remarks:        -+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-++-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
remarks:        This object can only be updated by APNIC hostmasters.
remarks:        To update this object, please contact APNIC
remarks:        hostmasters and include your organisation's account
remarks:        name in the subject line.
remarks:        -+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-++-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+
changed:         20100326
mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
mnt-lower:      MAINT-CHINANET-FJ
source:         APNIC

role:           CHINANETFJ IP ADMIN
address:        7,East Street,Fuzhou,Fujian,PRC
country:        CN
phone:          +86-591-83309761
fax-no:         +86-591-83371954
remarks:        send spam reports  and abuse reports
remarks:        to 
remarks:        Please include detailed information and
remarks:        times in UTC
admin-c:        FH71-AP
tech-c:         FH71-AP
nic-hdl:        CA67-AP
mnt-by:         MAINT-CHINANET-FJ
changed:         20100108
source:         APNIC
changed:         20111114


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    If you are not expecting anyone form china you could just block Chinese IPs

    grep is your friend.

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    whu606whu606 I'm not a SuperHero; I just like wearing tights... MVP


    I don't think it is a security issue, it is a question of how you have set up registration.

    Personally, I have my forum set to registration approval, so no one joins unless I think they are legitimate.

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