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Re: Bug#337052: ITP: denyhosts -- script to block SSH brute-force dictionary attacks

On Wed, 02 Nov 2005, Andrew Lau wrote:
> DenyHosts is a python program that automatically blocks ssh attacks
> by adding entries to /etc/hosts.deny. DenyHosts will also inform
> Linux administrators about offending hosts, attacked users and
> suspicious logins.

Some discussion/comparison as to how denyhosts differs from fail2ban
may be usefull. [fail2ban being another python script that basically
fills a similar niche.]

Don Armstrong

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