[CentOS] Failed attempts

Tue Nov 28 17:40:46 UTC 2017
Scott Robbins <scottro11 at gmail.com>

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:04:14AM -0600, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On Tue, November 28, 2017 9:21 am, Lamar Owen wrote:
> > On 11/27/2017 02:02 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> >> Pete Biggs wrote:

> >>>    - don't run ssh on 22, use a different port.
> >> I consider that pointless security-through-obscurity.
> > Security through obscurity it may be, but it isn't pointless. Tarpits
> are in a similar class; they don't help with security in the absolute
> sense, but they slow the attacker down, and that might be enough to
> prevent the attack from continuing. 

There's the old saying to the effect that if you're a gazelle being chased
by a lion, you don't have to be the fastest in the herd, just faster than
the one running next to you. ;)

Scott Robbins
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