SSH hacked?

Pierre Frenkiel pierre.frenkiel at
Tue Jan 13 10:26:22 UTC 2009

On Mon, 12 Jan 2009, Kent Borg wrote:

> Protect ssh with the following:
> 1. If using passwords, use long, quality passwords--passwords that are
> *not* recycled elsewhere.
> 2. If using keys, protect your private keys *very* carefully.
> 3. If offering accounts to others, worry that they also follow #1 and #2.

    an other good protection is to add a from field in authorized_keys, to allow
    connections only from from listed hosts:

    from=",192.168.1.*,..." ssh-dss ...

Pierre Frenkiel

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