[CentOS] Hardening CentOS by removing "hacker" tools
russ at vshift.com
Fri Jun 6 23:28:59 UTC 2008
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?
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