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Re: Possible hack attempt?

On Sun, 2005-12-04 at 00:55 -0800, Daniel L. Miller wrote:
> I just happened, for GP, to check my auth.log file on my firewall.  I 
> found a lengthy listing that appears to be a dictionary attack
> against 
> me.  Can someone tell me what I'm dealing with here?

Like someone else said, nothing special. Assuming your sshd and
passwords are configured correctly, they won't get in.

I got so many of them, though, that my log filled the partition. So I
wrote a little shell script that checks for this frequently, and blocks
the naughty IP(s) for a few days. 

Glenn English

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