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Re: help? fighting ssh user/password guessing attempts

Am 15.10.2008 um 21:21 schrieb Volkmar Seifert:

First of all...yes, everyone running an sshd has this problem, and no,
switching to an arbitrary port is no help at all. Obscurity is no
security, it does only delay the inevitable. I've seen such attacks on the
weirdest ports.

Nonsense, it's not security by obscurity, as there isn't even a security risk. It's just annoying to get the logs spammed, that's all. And another port solves that, as all botnets only try to connect on port 22.


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