[mythtv-users] Semi-OT: Blocking Brute Force SSH attacks
david at thekramers.net
Sat Oct 20 20:30:31 UTC 2007
Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> If you've tunneled SSH traffic through to your Mythbox, you're likely
> the target of brute-force SSH attacks, some of which might well work.
> The most elegant solution I've found so far is here:
> This won't block attacks that "know" about a specific bug in your sshd,
> so you need to stay updated, but for the dictionary attacks it will
> work nicely, and it'll sure keep your logs from growing without
I use one called DenyHosts (http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/) which is
very flexible and powerful; nearly completely automatic once set up.
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