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Re: [opensuse] Coordinated, distributed ssh attacks?
  • From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2009 19:28:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <200910031928.54796.drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 03 October 2009 06:21:32 am Per Jessen wrote:
Has anyone else noticed the wave of coordinated, distributed ssh
attacks? Since Sep30 around 2100CET, I see a login attempt about once
a minute, but coming from different IP-addresses. Looks like a
coordinated attempt to circumvent the firewalls that block based on too
many unsuccessful attempts.


/Per


Per,

Have you moved ssh to a high port yet? If you do, all noise on your ssh
port
will cease. Worth its weight in gold!

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