Hacking attacks

Why this intrusion by hackers?

This is the list of IP addresses of users (hackers ?) who tried to log into this website without authorization and stopped only when locked out. Was it a hacking attack? Was it a mistake? Trying to unlock the wrong door? Who knows?

  1. This alert was generated by Wordfence on “An Opusculam of Law and Justice” at Friday 21st of February 2014 at 03:20:26 PMA user with IP address 88.208.238.89 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Exceeded the maximum number of login failures which is: 5. The last username they tried to sign in with was: [User IP: 88.208.238.89  [City: Gloucester Country: United Kingdom Continent: Europe]]
  2. On 27 Fe. 1014 at 1.00 AM: An unknown location at IP 184.168.74.144 attempted a failed login using an invalid username.
    IP: 184.168.74.144  Hostname: ip-184-168-74-144.ip.secureserver.net [Scottsdale, Arizona, USA]
  3. A user with IP address 1.234.83.77 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username to try to sign in.
    User IP: 1.234.83.77 [Seoul-t’ukpyolsi, USA]
  4. A user with IP address 119.81.66.138 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username to try to sign in.
    User IP: 119.81.66.138
    User hostname: 119.81.66.138-static.reverse.softlayer.com
  5. A user with IP address 72.55.137.132 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username  to try to sign in.
    User IP: 72.55.137.132
  6. A user with IP address 74.91.20.14 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username to try to sign in.
    User IP: 74.91.20.14
  7. Thursday 27th of March 2014 at 09:30:51 AM: A user with IP address 211.110.140.70 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username to try to sign in.
    User IP: 211.110.140.70
  8. A user with IP address 62.212.130.150 has been locked out from the signing in or using the password recovery form for the following reason: Used an invalid username to try to sign in.
    User IP: 62.212.130.150
    User hostname: srv1.deleukstewinkelsvan.nl

 

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