[CentOS] Program to ban sniffers

Linux Advocate linuxhousedn at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 21 03:41:25 UTC 2009

> That program would then, upon receiving a 'sniff' or 'user' would then add
> that ip to the deny hosts lists..for either a long or short time.
> Using this would seem like a win as you can easily grab someone before they
> can get somewhere one hopes.
> Also, by opening up a few other ports that are unusual like 8561....well, if
> someone sniffs that it could be a 3 day ban or a month...
> In other words, anyone hitting those ports that are not being used at all
> except by our sniff protector, would allow instant banning.
> So...does something like this exist?

fail2ban... near enough a fit...


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