Protecting SSH from brute force attacks
v.velox at vvelox.net
Thu Oct 7 22:05:40 PDT 2004
On Thu, 7 Oct 2004 19:46:22 -0700 (PDT)
Dave McCammon <davemac11 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Following the advice from here:
> What I did was to only allow access to one machine
> through my firewall for the ssh connections (ipfw
> limit). 2 per source address.
> And, for that one machine, I changed the sshd port to
> a different number.
> I was getting the same brute force attacks but they
> have dropped to nil since.
Yeah, I don't think I have ever seen one on mine ever since I moved it
behind nat and forwarded it from a odd port.
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