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

Thu Jan 27 15:57:53 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Michel van Deventer wrote:
>>>> 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 :)

So, where's most of your hits from? The most I see is China, followed by
Brazil, then Korea (not sure which), then, a lot lower, Russia, Italy, and
various others.