[CentOS] I appear to be attacking others

Tue Feb 7 18:10:49 UTC 2006
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am Di, den 07.02.2006 schrieb Troy Engel um 18:10:

> I might throw this out -- I also offer RPMs for RHEL4, FC4, and CentOS4
> (i386) of portsentry; look here:
> http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=portsentry&submit=Search+...
> ...look for 'Falsehope' towards the middle, all my RPMs are tagged with
> .te.; I install portsentry on any server that exposes a service through
> a firewall (or no firewall at all), and it catches a *lot* of stuff for you.
> Portsentry's ability to catch a portscan right away and block the IP can
> help save you in the long run. I have no idea why it's not in the
> official upstream sources anymore, it disappeared a couple of versions ago.
> -te

portsentry is just a dead software project (since Cisco bought the
company where it was developed). Check out for "psad"


and see the FAQ part


With all these tools: be careful when using on remote-only systems to
not lock out yourself by accident or get locked out by an attacker
spoofing your own data.


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