Today I found plenty of malicious requests in Squid access log:

I think it's safe for me and other users as websites use cookies to track visitors, so the "hacker" won't get anything, right?

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    1. Why does your Squid server accept connections from the Internet? 2. Why isn't your firewall blocking that port from the Internet? 3. Why don't you have any authentications whatsoever?! – Chris S Mar 5 '11 at 22:39
  • It was used as a HTTP proxy for somebody outside my Local Network so it accepts Internet connections. But you are right, I just added authentication. – Cheng Mar 6 '11 at 3:22

What this person is trying to do is get the log-in for Yahoo. More info: here. I don't think he will be able to get anything of your server because Squid doesn't store cookies by default.

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