[CentOS] Script to kill dictionary spam attacks

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 13:47:18 UTC 2006

On 3/26/06, Chris Mason (Lists) <lists at masonc.com> wrote:
> Does anyone have a script that will notice a Rumplestiltskin type spam
> attack (where they try every name possible) and drop the sending into a
> block list?

Denyhosts is what you're looking for. It's in dag's repository.
Alternately you could just move ssh off port 22 and they'll all go

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety''
Benjamin Franklin 1775

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