Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-security (138 mails)

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RE: [suse-security] Openssh + security
A more amusing alternative is to move SSH to another port, and put the
LaBrea tarpit on port 22 and any other commonly attacked ports (firewall
module).

Amusing but probably a bit irresponsible towards people who get to that port
on your machine by accident.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jaime Santos [mailto:jesantos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, December 12, 2005 5:17 PM
> To: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] Openssh + security
>
> Hi Bruno,
>
> That is correct, portsentry which drops any address from
> which a portscan is attempted into the hosts to be denied by
> the firewall, was, I believe, discontinued.
> This checked for portscans
> on all ports, not just port 22.
>
> I would also be interested to know if there is an updated
> alternative tool.
>
> Thanks. Best, Jaime.
>



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