SSH Bot attack Prevention

Matthew Walker rorith at
Wed Mar 14 10:43:04 MDT 2007

On Wed, March 14, 2007 10:40 am, Adam Findley wrote:
> So I am getting hit by ssh bots like crazy. It seems that they have
> discovered my ssh server.  Anywho, while they are not getting in, they
> are killing my bandwidth.  There is this article I found that after 15
> failed attempts it adds your ip to a block list.  While this sounds like
> a great solution, it is based on BSD.  Does anyone know of a linux solution?
> Adam
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Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
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