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> I agree with MaxieZ, a combination of SEC and Iptables work nicely
> in this situation and could be extended to other services like FTP,
> IMAP, Web authentication, etc. I personally do not feel that
> security through obscurity by changing the port numbers is a viable
Changing port numbers in this case is not for "security". It's just a simple
solution against automated ssh attacks. If the attack is made by a
really wants to attack a specific target, he will find the port.
Anyway, I change ports not for security purposes but only for stopping
attacks filling up my logs. ;)
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