Onpening and Closing ports

Peter N. M. Hansteen peter at bsdly.net
Tue Feb 13 07:43:28 UTC 2007

Dave Carrera <dave at ephgroup.com> writes:

> Had a little nasty person trying to break my sshd on port 22.

You can head them off rather easily with a short PF rule set, see
eg http://home.nuug.no/~peter/pf/en/bruteforce.html.  

They can actually be fun to watch :)

Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
http://www.blug.linux.no/rfc1149/ http://www.datadok.no/ http://www.nuug.no/
"First, we kill all the spammers" The Usenet Bard, "Twice-forwarded tales"
delilah spamd[29949]: disconnected after 42673 seconds.

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