[CentOS] Script to kill dictionary spam attacks

Chris Mason (Lists) lists at masonc.com
Sun Mar 26 14:45:16 UTC 2006


Jim Perrin wrote:
> On 3/26/06, Chris Mason (Lists) <lists at masonc.com> wrote:
>   
>> Does anyone have a script that will notice a Rumplestiltskin type spam
>> attack (where they try every name possible) and drop the sending into a
>> block list?
>>     
>
> Denyhosts is what you're looking for. It's in dag's repository.
> Alternately you could just move ssh off port 22 and they'll all go
> away.
>
>   
Except I am trying to protect smtp, not ssh.

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