Les Mikesell wrote: > On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:05 PM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote: > >> Are your root passwords strong? >> > > I've always wondered why something as complex as sshd doesn't do > anything to protect you from the simplest form of attack - like > rate-limiting failed attempts. > > Passwords?? Why? Remote root login via ssh?? Why? This is why they invented cyphers and rsa and 3des etc - use these and it makes it MUCH harder for the black hackers.