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

Thu Jan 27 15:45:43 UTC 2011
Michel van Deventer <michel at van.deventer.cx>

>>> Security through obscurity doesn't work.
>> It certainly helps defeat most potential intruders but not the most
>> determined.  IPtables does help too.
> We also run fail2ban at work. Very nice, installs (along with shorewall),
> and creates a temporary blacklist, blocking an IP that's tried five, I
> think, times to break in. All configurable, btw.
Here too and from my own systems those 'scriptkiddies' are exposed to the
world using http://twitter.com/fail2ban :)