tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Fri Apr 18 14:52:30 BST 2008
Huw Selley wrote:
> On 18 Apr 2008, at 14:27, Tony Arnold wrote:
>> Oh, and if you are allowing ssh, then consider running fail2ban or
>> denyhosts to stop dictionary attacks via ssh, which are very common.
> Or only allow key based logins and disable password logins, renders
> dictionary attacks useless although doesn't stop the CPU burn when
> people come a knocking.
I'd do both!
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