Reply to post: Re: It is happening now

Boffins find that over nine out of ten 'ethical' hackers are being a bit naughty when it comes to cloud services

Glen 1

Re: It is happening now

fail2ban Sidenote: You might want to adjust the ban times/attempts to be stricter than the default. An attacker could do a dictionary attack in a reasonable time-frame (weeks/months) by rate limiting the attempts to be slightly looser than the default ban triggers. Especially if you set-and-forget.

Not that the readers here would ever have dictionary-able passwords. (blah blah ssh keys) It just gets annoying with the added noise in the log files - you do check the logfiles, right?

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