Re: NOUSER



Unfortunately I can't. My company's server hardening policy says
IPTables should be off! I have to apply for a "Security Override" if I
have to enable it. Go figure.
I'm trying to get that changed.

Probably wise. Remind us all never to use your employer for anything
important ;)

If you can't use iptables because your company is weird you can always
move the port, that'll probably confuse robots a lot

I did check where the attempts were coming from. The source IP addresses
were assigned to ISPs. So infected windows systems are most likely to be
the culprits.

Every ssh server I have sees a continual stream of dictionary cracking
attempts all from the timings apparently robots.

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