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Samara Oblast – Russian Hacking or SPAM Referral to your website?

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Samara Oblast is a region in Russia that will easily drive more than 1,000 inquiries to your website every month. This is not always good traffic.   Now when we look at a daily cyber attack report to the same server we can see the break down of Brute Force attacks by country and by danger level Brute force attacks to hack passwords or failed logins, #5,  Russia, #1,  Philippines, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  Poland, #1,  -, #1,  -, #6,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  -, #1,  - Brute force attacks to find accounts 91.22


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