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brute force attacks

brute force attacks

Posted May 15, 2008 16:59 UTC (Thu) by kh (subscriber, #19413)
Parent article: Debian vulnerability has widespread effects

So I guess we will next start to see brute force attacks to ssh keys in addition to the
current dictionary attacks on passwords against ssh. In the past I was seeing such high volume
of ssh attempts that they were acting as a denial of service attack on certain servers. I
stopped this with denyhosts myself - I think this highlights another good of only giving an IP
address a limited number of failed attempts on any authenticated service. 

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brute force attacks

Posted May 16, 2008 15:31 UTC (Fri) by ranmachan (subscriber, #21283) [Link]

There's already a proof of concept exploint on full-disclosure:

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