gettin event ID 100 when logging in

Posted on 2009-04-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
i am getting the folowing error message when i look at my event viewer. this is a webserver that we host our websites on. users from the outside have access to this site. i am not sure if someone is trying to hack my system or what. if anyone has a way to stop this that would help.

it is running w2k3 sp 2

Event Type:      Warning
Event Source:      SMTPSVC
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      100
Date:            4/27/2009
Time:            12:51:22 AM
User:            N/A
Computer:      WEB2
The server was unable to logon the Windows NT account 'webmaster' due to the following error: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password.  The data is the error code.

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0000: 2e 05 00 00               ....    
Question by:cchibonga
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    by:James Murrell here is microsofts answer to your question

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