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I agree. I use an obscure port for ssh as well as only allow key-based
auth (PasswordAuthentication is disabled). I have not have any attempts
on my boxes.
On Sun, 2005-10-02 at 23:37 +0200, Hemmann, Volker Armin wrote:
> 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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