How can a Linux server be protected against an attacker that tries to open a large number of SSH sessions (probably trying to brute force a password) that no ports remain to be able to legitimately ...
When a user initiates a SSH connection for example, keys are exchanged and a session is established with a new "passphrase" each time. If an attacker were to attempt to brute force this connection, ...
What's the purpose? Strange login attemps “sshd[***] Received disconnect from **.**.**.**: 11: Bye Bye [preauth]”
I've seen something like: sshd[***]: Invalid user oracle from **.**.**.** // 1st line sshd[***]: input_userauth_request: invalid user oracle [preauth] // 2nd line ...
fail2ban is a protection against brute-force that locks a user out after a definable maximum failed login-attempts. But if a user already has access to a server with another username already fail2ban ...
this forum has been brilliant so far. Just wondering if I can get a bit more help: Can I get some info on a large amount of SSH brute force attacks originating from port 11 on the external host over ...
I posted a question on Server Fault, but got downvoted and had the question closed. One of the comments suggested looking over here, so here goes: For my senior project, I'm working on an ...
Suppose, you know that a certain computer is only protected by such a short password, then you could just try every possible combination easily. How would a script look like, that tries to crack that ...
I'm seeing a lot of log entries that appear to be failed login attempts from unknown IP addresses. I am using private and public keys to log in with SSH but I have noticed that even with private ...
At this link there is a claim that if an RSA key has a strong passphrase security might be broken in a few hours if an attacker has the private key. Is there something weak about the security of RSA ...
i'm interested in software or set of scripts to keep a lists of filtered IP that attempt to brute-force ssh, and to label an IP as brute-forcing i would add some checks like: one attempt to log as ...