SSH Brute Force attempts

Glenn Sieb ges+lists at
Tue Sep 30 03:57:54 UTC 2008

Rich Healey said the following on 9/29/08 8:10 PM:
> Recently I'm getting a lot of brute force attempts on my server, in the
> past I've used various tips and tricks with linux boxes but many of them
> were fairly linux specific.
> What do you BSD guys use for this purpose?
> If this belongs on -security let me know and I'll ask over there.

Hi Rich!

I use DenyHosts (/usr/ports/security/denyhosts) and it works great.. :)


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