I love IP Tables....
tfreeman at intel.digichem.net
Sun May 27 19:19:17 UTC 2007
On Sun, 27 May 2007, Amadeus W.M. wrote:
> On Sat, 26 May 2007 03:19:27 -0700, jdow wrote:
>> From: "Amadeus W.M." <amadeus84 at verizon.net>
<<snip for brevity>>
> Needless to say, the other security measures must still be in place. So
> even if they do figure out which port your sshd is running on, you still
> deal with them the way you normally do: allow connections from specific
> machines/ranges only and drop the rest. I'm only saying that hiding ssh
> will get rid of the scripts.
> At any rate, I really don't understand why they even bother with brute
> force. Do they ever find anything?
I'd guess that they must, otherwise they would apply the automation to
something else which pays off. From Their point of view, it is a great
thing that computers don't get bored.
IMHO, of course
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