SSH hacked?

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 11:29:53 GMT 2009


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Steve Lamb <grey at dmiyu.org> wrote:

> Kent Borg wrote:
> > Whether script kiddies have something to bang against isn't going to
> > matter: A brute force attack is not going to work. Moving sshd is not
> > going to increase security*,
>
>    Putting it behind knockd does, far more than your scheme because while
> you
> can guarantee the difficulty of your password things change when you have
> to
> deal with real, live users.
>
> --
>

You can force users to have good passwords. They can even be tested with
cracker programs after they give them and there are strength meters too.


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