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Re: What to do about SSH brute force attempts?

> On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 04:33:51PM +0200, Michael Tautschnig wrote:
> > Further, what do you guys do about such attacks? Just sit back and hope
> > they don't get hold of any passwords? Any ideas are welcome...
> Port knocking is a useful technique I've employed several times on boxes
> where it's only a few people wanting access.

Can't do that here, there's quite some users here, and they might want to use
the box from internet cafes, etc. Otherwise, ssh keys would already be an
improvement, but that is unfortunately infeasible. 

Thanks anyway,

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