Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Oliver Schad <o.schad@×××.de>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] hackers
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 12:39:59
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] hackers by
APerez@×××.ca wrote:
> > I have a question: > > Is there an application/program which can send an email whenever this > ssh attack happen?
Yes, you need grep, mail, wc and a counter. But you don't want to do this. I count round about 65000 failed login attempts in last 6 month.
> A few months ago I got 300 attempts which made me close ssh port > and stop using it for a while.
You need good passwords to be secure. That's all. Best regards Oli -- gentoo-security@g.o mailing list