[CentOS] Re: Hardening CentOS by removing "hacker" tools
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Jun 6 23:44:13 UTC 2008
on 6-6-2008 4:28 PM Ruslan Sivak spake the following:
> Dennis McLeod wrote:
>> They basically detect port
>>> scans and add a firewall rule to temporarily block that ip. Does
>>> anyone know what tool that is?
>>> Also disabling remote login as root should help.
>> Fail2ban, is what you are looking for, I think....
> Sweet, actually this looks more like what I wanted, but rackspace said
> wasn't available. This bans the ips if there are a lot of password
> There is also another tool which bans ips for port scans. I think it's
> been discontinued, but perhaps there is another one out there?
I think that was portsentry.
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