I have a few IP addresses I want to add manually to denyhosts because they're huge sources of inbound spam. What's the best way to do this? Or should I not be messing with it? I want to manually ...
I currently block all ssh logins using root. But I wanted to go the extra mile and block the ip address of the client who tried to login as root. I currently have denyhosts and fail2ban setup and ...
I'm in the middle of securing an OSX server that is the target of hundreds of automated requests per second from Chinese, Russian and US servers (see: Recovering a server from being an open relay). ...
Currently I am watching the live auth.log and someone is continuously trying the brute force attack for 10 hours. Its my local server so no need to worry but I want to test. I have installed ...
I have a VPS running cPanel that has a csf firewall configured. I've also got Host Access Control (does this mean denyhosts on cPanel?) as well as cPHulk which is a cPanel exclusive utility. My ...
I just got an Ubuntu instance on Linode. To secure the SSH on it, I installed fail2ban (using apt-get), but then had a problem: fail2ban kept banning my IP (for limited durations, thankfully) even ...