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Counteroffensive help on bruteforce attacks on SSHD
From: "Andrew Poodle" <andrewp () IRW co uk>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2004 14:34:21 +0100

Hullo the list..

I have a box at home, running fedora core 1, behind a router, which I
use for serving some dev webpages, and some other miscelaneous stuff..

I'm seeing lots of ssh login attempts with user=root from two or three
IP addresses, after I blocked access at the firewall based on host.

Can anyone point me at some good resources where I can bone up and learn
more about counter-measures....  I'm not looking to take this guy out
(although would'nt be a bad thing).. But would be interesting to find
out more.

tia

a

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