[CentOS] SSH Automatic Log-on Failure - Centos 5.5

Thu Jan 27 15:33:55 UTC 2011
Always Learning <centos at g7.u22.net>

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 10:27 -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Security through obscurity doesn't work.

It certainly helps defeat most potential intruders but not the most
determined.  IPtables does help too.

>  Are you familiar with nmap?

Yes. I used to read the bloke's circulars when I was on Windoze. Have it
installed.  Knowing I use Centos is not necessary going to assist anyone
breaking-in if I have everything screwed firmly down.

> Restricted to a few IP addresses is good; the fewer the better.

Currently 3 static IPs.


With best regards,