[CentOS] Ideas for stopping ssh brute force attacks
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jul 22 22:15:07 UTC 2008
Les Bell wrote:
> Sort of. Changing the port used by sshd stops the completely clueless
> script kiddies, since they don't even bother looking at anything other than
> port 22.
its not even really script 'kiddies', its virus/worms that are doing the
vast majority of that hammering on port 22.
and the worms are even stupider than the script kiddies. ok, I suppose
the script kiddies are the ones who wrote/released the worm in the first
place, or whatever.
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