[CentOS] BlockHosts with CenOS 4.4?

Sat Dec 23 08:29:44 UTC 2006
Iain Lee <centos at spartica.net>

I'm trying (and failing) to use BlockHosts to stop thousands of FTP
login attempts. BlockHosts works fine with ssh but not with vsftp.

I've found the problem but not the solution at

Can anyone could help with either getting BlockHosts to work or
suggesting another method?