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On Sunday 02 October 2005 23:10, Jeremy Brake wrote:
> Hey all,
> I'm looking for an app/script which can monitor for failed ssh logins,
> and block using IPTables for $time after $number of failed logins (an
> exclusion list would be handy as well) so that I can put a quick stop to
> these niggly brute-force ssh "attacks" I seem to be getting more and
> more often.
> Anyone have any ideas?
> Thanks, Jeremy B
and what do you do, if they spoof your gateway/router/nameservers ip?
If you use key-based authentifiction, you shouldn't have to fear brute-force
attemps... and as the others wrote, changing the port, may also help a bit.
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