[CentOS] sshd hack

Leonel Nunez leonel at enelserver.com
Fri Mar 10 21:54:07 UTC 2006

Chris Mauritz wrote:
> I'm not really a programmer and I recently came across this hack to 
> insert a short sleep statement into auth-passwd.c within sshd.  It 
> seems to quickly confuse automated dictionary attacks.  I've moved 
> sshd to higher ports but apparently the cretins are now scanning to 
> look for that and attacking on whatever port sshd shows up on.
> Anyway, the link to the hack is here:
> http://www.aerospacesoftware.com/ssh-kiddies.html
> Just wondering if any of the wizened programmers out there can think 
> of any reason why this would be a bad thing to do.
> Cheers,
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you can try this :



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