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Re: help? fighting ssh user/password guessing attempts
In article <5D831111-8A91-442A-BD9F-AB04F89C0B1A%webkeks.org@localhost>,
Jonathan Schleifer <js-netbsd-users%webkeks.org@localhost> wrote:
>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
It is definitely help as the attacker needs to port-scan to find
the open ssh port so it costs the attacker a lot more per host both
in time and bandwidth.
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