[Techtalk] How to block ports
vtrucs at gmail.com
Mon May 19 12:50:05 UTC 2008
Maria Pinjanainen wrote:
> Denyhosts; *denyhosts*.sourceforge.net/ is quite nice tool, too. Similar
> than that. It just blocs ip-adders out, writes it into hosts.deny, if
> someone tries to log into host and fails too many times... Easy to
> install and, for example the defaults are quite usable in Debian. The
> default setup works with ssh-login. I have not used it for other
> services, because ssh just what I need.
And another one - I think I'm going to make my machine so secure it'll
be volunteering for neighborhood watch in its spare time!
I spent this weekend extensively backing up everytihing. Now on to
implementation - with a great set of tools.
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