SSH hacked?

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Jan 14 00:56:33 UTC 2009

On 01/13/2009 07:56 AM, Smoot Carl-Mitchell wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-01-13 at 05:51 -0800, Steve Lamb wrote:
>> Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> > If you want REALLY secure, you need to do things like...
>>     Install knockd.  SSH is a whole lot harder to hack if it doesn't answer
>> until needed.  Strong passwords, weak passwords, lots of users, very few
>> users, all doesn't matter when 22 just does not answer.  I had accounts
>> breached on two different machines in less than a month.  Installed knockd and
>> the only time sshd shows up in the logs is when it is coming from the very few
>> people who are authorized to touch the machine.
> Interesting daemon.  For the truly paranoid, you can also look at these
> one-time password methods:
> I believe SSH supports all of the above methods.

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