Blacklisting IPs

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at
Tue Jan 11 23:02:17 PST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of artware
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 2:06 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: Blacklisting IPs
> These types of attacks don't seem directed -- it's more like fishing
> for unprotected systems.
> FWIW, changing the ssh port dropped the illegal user attempts 
> to 0 instantly...

I'm sure it did, why does that matter though?  Your not intending
to run an unprotected system?  The point was that your no more secure
than you were previously.  Fishing attempts aren't what you need
to worry about being protected from.


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