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Re: Stop Brute Force Attack on SSH
- From: "Adam Thompson" <adwulf at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 00:53:32 +0000
- Subject: Re: Stop Brute Force Attack on SSH
- References: <email@example.com>
On 18/02/2008, Kyle Dawson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How can I stop attacks on my ssh demon? I see thousands of attempts every
> day. I have, I believe good password policy but since I have clients, not
> 100% sure. Is there some config that I can set? One ip address comes in
> and tries for a day or so. Can it see that it is the same ip and just
> deny? Any tools that can help?
I have changed the port that my ssh daemon runs on.
Security through obscurity may be no security at all - but tell that
to my logfiles!
"I've had death threats - well, OK, a petition."
- Jack Dee
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