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Re: [opensuse] Coordinated, distributed ssh attacks?
  • From: Moby <moby@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2009 13:42:40 -0500
  • Message-id: <4AC79B20.4090203@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


Cristian Rodríguez wrote:
On 03/10/09 09:00, Roger Oberholtzer wrote:


I am not sure how to proceed.


You can't actually proceed ;-) this is an issue with any network service
on planet earth, but you can protect yourself of being cracked by only
using public key authentication.


I am seeing the same thing, but so far the blockhosts script has been
doing a pretty good job of blocking them after a fixed number of
unsuccessful attempts.

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--Moby

They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety. -- Benjamin Franklin


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