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Re: brute force/dictionary attacks
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 11:30:07AM -0500, Al - Image Hosting Services wrote:
> I am running NetBSd 4 with UW ipop3d. Anyway, I am getting more and
> more brute force attacks with pop. What happens is that after inetd
> reaches the set limit of connections it stops all pop3 requests, so
> the pop server is effectively down.
I would strongly recommend to switch to Dovecot ("pkgrsc/mail/dovecot2").
Besides still maintained it is much faster and has built-in DoS protection
similar to what Postfix does.
Matthias Scheler http://zhadum.org.uk/
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