[CentOS] Script to kill dictionary spam attacks
craigwhite at azapple.com
Sun Mar 26 14:49:43 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 10:45 -0400, Chris Mason (Lists) wrote:
> 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.
there's no way to script that - you have to configure your smtp server
and since you don't mention which smtp server you are using nor what you
have looked at in terms of documentation, there's little anyone could
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