I got so upset with web masters and Internet users that just do not seem to know or care that their systems are compromised that I decided to develop my own solution to deal with this trouble.

The solution is rather simple.

How it works:

Related information

Right now FireBird is being run (beta testing is over!) on 23 domains. The last serious change was to enable FireBird to search for the net block owner and sending the email to the net block owner. However, the tedious job of writing a daily email and informing the responsible parties about their compromised system is history.

Click here to read some of the responses on the FireBird messages.

Click here to see from where the latest intrusions came.

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When interested in using FireBird on FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Unix or Linux, download the sources here and follow the instructions on how to activate it on your system. If you have any difficulty, please let me know.
When interested in using FireBird with Apache on Win32 (Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT) check FireBird 1.0.4 for instructions on how to setup.

Jan Knepper

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