Re: SFTP question
On 12/25/2014 8:54 AM, Andre N Batista wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 11:18:36AM -0500, Jerry Stuckle wrote:
>> On 12/24/2014 2:01 AM, Danny wrote:
>>> Hi Bob,
>>> You were right, SFTP, FileZilla and Proftp confused the hell out of me ... lol
>>> ... I must add in my defense though that I was in a state of panic after syslog
>>> warned me of an attack by someone during the night via ssh ... So I frantically tried to
>>> make ssh and Proftp work together without reading the online guides properly ...
>>> Sometimes one does stupid things ... lol ...
>>> Thanks for everyone's input ...
>> As a side note - don't panic over SSH attacks. Instead, use the right
>> tools and techniques to secure your systems and let them do their jobs.
>> Monitor the server to ensure you didn't leave any holes.
>> For instance, Fail2ban blocked over 100 IP's from accessing one of my
>> servers on yesterday alone. The attacks keep coming, but none have ever
> Not surprisingly, I mostly agree with the advice given here, we all
> learnt from the same sources.
> Nonetheless, since you claimed to be using puTTy for your ssh needs on
> windows, I should warn you that recently someone claimed to be able to
> use it as a means to compromise a ssh server:
> I have not put it's claims to test, but since the last stable version of
> putty dates back one year
> and since there seems to be no mention of this bug on putty bug tracking
> I guess you should deploy it at large, at least until it has been fixed.
> Good luck!
It's possible to corrupt ANY program if you replace a .dll or .so with
your own code.