Subject: Re: sshd password guessing attacks on the rise
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <email@example.com>
Date: 10/07/2004 09:25:11
Steven M. Bellovin writes:
> In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Wolfgang S. Rupprecht" writes:
> >The sheer size of the dictionary attack is almost certainly going to
> >net them quite a few compromised systems.
> s/is.*going to/already has/
> from what I hear on various security lists...
I wonder why the security orgs aren't making more of a deal about this
and shouting about it from the parapets. The more machines these
folks compromise, the faster the rest will fall.
Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <email@example.com> http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/
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