I truly need your help. I believe that someone followed my AIR Tip on monitoring an AIR application’s Internet connection – and left my server name as the URL monitoring location. In addition, I believe this AIR application is set to check it’s connection every second. In addition, this AIR application has obviously been distributed to multiple people, as I have over 40 IP’s so far that are doing this. The only piece of identifying information that I have comes from the logs (the user-agent):
“app:/OTBAir.swf” “Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US) AppleWebKit/526.9+ (KHTML, like Gecko) AdobeAIR/1.5.1″
So the application is named OTBAir – or something like that. If you know of this AIR application, please let me know ASAP. I am not upset – as I think this probably was an honest mistake, however, I am having to spend a lot of extra time blocking IP’s to prevent my server from getting bogged down with the requests.